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David Valdez

presidential photographer, George H.W. Bush

David Valdez has been a professional photographer for over 30 years. He was Manager of Advertising and Publicity Photography for the Walt Disney Company in Orlando, Florida. Prior to that he served President George Herbert Walker Bush as Director of the White House Photo Office and as his personal photographer. David has had numerous photos published in *Life*, *Time*, *HOLA*, *U.S. News and World Report* and *Newsweek*. In 1997 his book, *George Herbert Walker Bush a Photographic Profile* was published by Texas A&M University Press. David served as Vice President of Business Development for Blue Pixel digital experts, a digital photography consulting firm based in Annapolis, Maryland. He continues as an advisor to Blue Pixel.Their clients included Microsoft, Nikon, Adobe, The Department of Housing and Urban Development, The United States Navy, and the Republican National Committee, to name a few. Currently David is Director of Electronic and Visual Information for the Department of Housing and Urban Development. David has been a featured speaker at the Smithsonian, Corcoran Gallery of Art, The Eddie Adams Workshop and the annual Photo Marketing convention. He is also on the advisory board for the Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communication at Franklin Pierce College. As a digital photographer, David enjoys shooting all kinds of subject matter from a unique perspective. He then turns his original photos into beautiful digital art. His work is on exhibit at ArtFX Gallery, 45 West Street, Annapolis, Maryland. He has been their featured artist twice, January 2003 and April 2004.