Humans of 2075 - David Cohen
Meet the 22 year old budding photographer, a St Ives local for more than 18 years.
Tell us about yourself; do you live in St Ives/work in St Ives - what is your connection? I am a 22 year old Psychology student who works as a part time photographer and math tutor. I have lived in St Ives since the age of 4 and am a Masada College graduate.
How long have you been involved in the St ives community I’ve been part of this beautiful community for the last 18 years.
You’ve just begun your photographic journey - what drew you to photography? I have always had an interest in the artform but I was pushed over the edge near the start of COVID lockdowns when I was looking for a hobby. I love the creativity involved, the challenge to learn, and the element of technology (which I have a particular interest in).
St Ives is full of natural beauty, can you recommend any ‘hot spots’ for great shots? I love shooting in the Wildflower Garden and the Darlymple-Hay Reserve, but if you are willing to delve further into the bush there is no end to the gems you can find!
What are your top 3 tips for amateur photographers?
YouTube is your greatest learning tool, there are endless videos that go over infinite topics on every aspect of the art
Always have a ‘subject’ whether that be a person, object, scene, or whatever – it helps to add depth and intrigue to your work that takes it from a photo to a story!
Just have fun! Shoot what makes you happy.
You can see David's images featured on the Front Cover of 2075 (St Ives) Issue #7 - read the full magazine online HERE.