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David Beckstead

David was named “The Top 10 Wedding Photographers in the World” by American Photo magazine - March 2007

David is truly a mountain man at heart! He has traveled to over 65 countries and almost every state in the US. He has hiked thousands of miles of backcountry, including above the base camp of Mt. Everest. He was one of the first registered trackers for Arizona Search and Rescue, worked for the US Forest Service for 12 summers as a Hotshot firefighter fighting fires around the US and Canada, all the while carrying a Nikon SLR with a 50 mm 1.8 lens. David is a fine art watercolor painter and lover of all things artistic.

David lives out-in-the-middle-of-nowhere, NE Washington State.

David mixes his passion for art and travel to run a 18 year destination wedding photography business. Kassandra, his wife (of 22 fabulous years!) and business partner, shares his passions. Together they have successfully mixed their lifestyle with their business. They have a 7 year old girl named Asia! They have photographed weddings in Italy, Romania, Norway, Slovenia, Scotland, Ireland, UK, Bahamas, Caribbean, Mexico, Hungary, Brazil, Vietnam and many other destination style shoots.