David Clifton-Strawn is an independent portrait photographer. Born in Atlanta, Georgia in 1961, he received a BA in early 20th century American literature in 1988. Self-taught in photography, he is inspired by Herman Leonard, Richard Avedon, Diane Arbus, Robert Mapplethorpe, Duane Michals, and Zanele Muholi. He lives and works in Atlanta.


“My portrait work includes formal portraiture and documentary. The documentary portraits focus on the dignity, strength and resilience of individuals, with a focus on those who live and thrive on the edges of society or live with different abilities.”


Founded in 2018, David Clifton-Strawn Photography specializes in capturing images in a style that is modern yet timeless, interesting and vibrant, with a focus on exhilarating moments and pure fun. David uses his experience, skills and knowledge to ensure your photos are exactly the way you want them to be. Photography is a lifelong passion for David and this is reflected in the stunning images he produces. Contact him for more details.


Corporate and personal portraiture is the studio's specialty and we provide a session that is comfortable, fun and captures the subject at their best and most personal.