David Christopher Lee Photography
David Christopher Lee was always a gifted child and a pioneer. His father was a mathematician. Academia ran in his blood. David was dubbed a child prodigy when he won statewide writing contests as young as eight years old. David's abilities didn't end there. He was a pianist who played concertos by Bach Mozart and Shostakovich in the USC Orchestra at the age 16 earning many awards. Graduating 4th in his high school class, David was accepted into UC Berkeley and graduated two years early due to AP classes he took in high school.
In 1999, when the photographer world was only film, he became the first official digital photographer of the Teen Choice Awards, MTV Movie Awards, Billboard Music Awards and found a passion for the entertainment industry.
He has worked in over 40 Countries and has developed an innovative international style of his own. He launched his first online magazine, TDink.com, in 2001. He was the first to publish online fashion editorials. As a young publisher he had access the most incredible events in the world and the most innovative innovators. In 2009, Davidsguide.com was launched, which has since become one of the most popular portals for luxury, including Michelin Star Restaurants, 5 star properties and bespoke experiences.
As a portrait photographer and producer, David has worked with many celebrities & major brands such as Richard Branson, Lady Gaga, Cadillac, Lexus, Qatar Airways, Aman Hotels, just to name a few.
David's work has been published in major magazines such as GQ, Vogue, Instyle, People, Teen, Men's Health, Departures & many more.
In 2020, David started a site called thebiohack.org which is about health, wellness, biohacking, and anti-aging. When covid began and all the parties stopped, he found a new passion for holistic healing and pushed his body to the limits mentally and physically. He has a completely new outlook on life and transformed his body within 6 months. David gets his best ideas when he meditates for 2 to 3 hour daily. He enjoys biking, skiing and exploring. Work and play are the same to him, as long as he is broadening his horizons, challenging himself, and going outside of his comfort zone.
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What truly sets David apart is the illustrious clientele he has collaborated with. His portfolio reads like a who’s who of the global elite, featuring luminaries such as Richard Branson and Lady Gaga. Brand collaborations, with the likes of Cadillac and Lexus, showcase the trust and respect he commands in the industry. His work, gracing the pages of reputed magazines like GQ, Vogue, and Instyle, stands as a testament to his unparalleled skill and vision. He is one of the top celebrity photographers Los Angeles.