After a successful career shooting aerial photography and documentary images in austere and high intensity conflict locations throughout the world, Dave a lifelong waterman made the transition back to his love of the water and photography; it was at this time Dave Crago Photography was created. A love of the ocean, adventure and the excitement of the nautical lifestyle and sports coupled with a natural and creative talent combined, ensure that Dave Crago is one of most inspiring photographers to emerge in recent years. His portfolio is a testament to his life experience.
Dave specializes in nautical lifestyle and sports photography as well as news and information for watermen and their unique lifestyle. From the thrill of offshore powerboat racing, sailing, surfing or just about any nautical sport to beautiful images of luxury sailboat, yachts, commercial vessels, beaches and sunsets, you'll get the stunning images you're looking for. Versatile, edgy, creative and technically adept photographers describes him the best.
When he’s not on the water, Dave’s second love is shooting Harley Davidson and custom motorcycle photography as well as photography of the biker culture, lifestyle and their events. Dave frequently loads his camera gear on his bike and leave for days to photograph a bike rally or other event. Everyone works well with his relaxed style, making for creative and effective lifestyle photography. Dave’s photos reflect the art of motorcycles and the people who ride them. His approach comes from the many years’ experience as a photographer in the industry and the biker community.
Dave is a proud member of the Nikon family as well as a member of NPS-Nikon Professional Services, ASMP-American Society of Media Photographers, NPPA – National Press Photographers Association and Sports Shooter. His photos have been published in a wide variety of newspapers, publications, web and news telecasts worldwide, to include; AP, ABC News, MSNBC, BBC, USA Today, National Geographic, Speed on the Water, Offshore Only, Sport Diver, Super Streetbike, Full Throttle magazines and many others.