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At the heart of David Urbanke’s work is an intimate connection with his subject. The twenty-eight year old photographer and New Jersey native got his start when he was a teenager, shooting interesting people he met on the street. As his career has progressed, David has been able to hone in on his own unique style of shooting. He brings the raw aesthetic of his early work, but it is balanced by polished finishes. Overall, he favors a clean and minimal aesthetic.

The first step in David’s approach is always the same: get to know his subject (whoever or whatever that may be). From there, his creative flow is highly adaptable based on the size and scale of the project. He has the innate ability to seemingly remove his subject from the production, making them feel safe, at ease, and capturing their most authentic self. He shoots frequently both in studio, and on location.

David is able to translate limited resources into eye-catching work. His style is dynamic, often utilizing soft lighting and color blocking. Most recently, he has photographed notable talents such as: Kerry Washington, Michael B. Jordan, Joe Jonas, Brooke Shields, Maluma, Elisabeth Moss, and more.

To learn more about David, please feel free to watch his feature on ABC News.



Select Clients: Airbnb, , Bloomingdales, Barron’s, Bustle, Capital One, Clinique, eBay, ELLE, Esquire, Flaunt, Google, GQ, Harper's Bazaar, HighSnobiety, InStyle, L’Officiel, Lord & Taylor, Men's Health, Mr Porter, Netflix, Nike, Nylon, OUT, Paper, Playboy, Ralph Lauren, Reebok, Refinery29, Robb Report, Saks Fifth Avenue, Schön, Self, TIME, The Advocate, The Cut, The Laterals, The New York Times, V Man, Vogue, W Magazine, Warner Bros Records, WWD