Harold Davis is the bestselling author of numerous books about photography, including most recently The Photographer’s Black & White Handbook (Monacelli Press) and Achieving Your Potential As a Photographer (Focal Press). His Photographing Flowers (Focal Press) was selected as Digital Photographer Magazine’s “Best Guide to Flower Photography.” His most recent book is Creative Garden Photography, to be published soon by Rocky Nook. Harold’s books have been translated into more than twenty languages around the world.
Harold is a popular workshop leader and has taught at many institutions including the Center for Photographic Art, Heidelberg Summer School of Photography, Maine Media Workshops and College, Point Reyes Field Seminars, and through his own workshop organization. He has been called an “amazing teacher” whose workshops are “inspiring.” As one workshop participant noted, “Harold Davis is that rare master photographer who can both do, and teach.”
Harold’s work has been widely collected and exhibited, most recently at Shoh Gallery in California. The Seattle Times has compared his black and white photos to those of Ansel Adams; and according to Popular Photography, “Harold Davis’s ethereal floral arrangements have a purity and translucence that borders on spiritual.” Rangefinder Magazine states that “Harold Davis is a force of nature—a man of astonishing eclectic skills and accomplishments.”
Harold has been honored as a Zeiss Lens Ambassador and a Moab Master.