David J. Nightingale

Photographer and Instructor

David Nightingale is an internationally acclaimed, award winning photographer and instructor. 

David, the photographer ...
David's photoblog, chromasia, has received numerous nominations and awards. His corporate clients have included the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, the Arts Council in England, the DIFC in Dubai, the Van Volxem winery in Germany, and Sony, UK; and his images have been licensed for a variety of uses worldwide. 

His work has been exhibited in London, Dubai, Bulgaria, and Florence.

David, the educator ...
After 15 years of teaching David resigned his position as a senior university lecturer to concentrate on photography, and for the last five years he has been the Creative Director of Chromasia Training Limited  – a photographic and post-production training company, specialising in online photography and post-production training, one-to-one tuition, and the delivery of high-quality workshops and photo tours around the world.

David has been an instructor in Dubai at virtually every major Gulf Photo Plus training event since 2007 and has also run classes at the Perfect Picture School of Photography in the USA. In October 2011 he presented a live three day Post-Production workshop for Creative Live in Seattle.

David has also authored four books: Baby Photography Now (2007), Practical HDR: The Complete Guide to Creating High Dynamic Range Images with Your Digital SLR (2009), Extreme Exposure: Advanced Techniques for Creative Digital Photography (2010), and Mastering Exposure (2014).

Appearances elsewhere include a guest blog post on Scott Kelby's Photoshop Insider, various appearances on the BBC and ITV television networks in the UK, and in the printed press worldwide.

When he's not teaching David lives with his wife and seven children, and they share their time between their homes in Blackpool, on the UK's north west coast; and Dryanovo, in mountainous Central Bulgaria.

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