About David

I am David A Paulissen (aka Mr. P), and I'm a long time avian and wildlife photographer. Shooting since childhood has groomed my passion for photography and honed that vision into a love of birds and wildlife. I also love to create photographic portraits and fine art . The Galveston Bay area of Texas is my home and I frequent the bays, ponds, area refuges and state parks nearby. Perhaps my favorite areas are Galveston Island, High Island, Brazos Bend State Park, and Anahuac and Brazoria National Wildlife Refuges, all of which are within easy travel of my home in Dickinson, TX. My photographic journey began at 13 when I began using film and I've have been creating digital images since 2003. My work has been juried into many art shows including those at JoMar Visions, Artcrawl Houston, FeatherFest and the Art Alliance of Clear Lake. In 2014 one of my images was one of twelve chosen in the Galveston Nature Tourism FeatherFest juried show. Some of my work also has been featured in Life is Good magazine. I've now been a volunteer for Featherfest for 4 years and offer my support to the photographic side of that event in both planning and field trip leadership. My images are hung in many homes and offices throughout the Great State of Texas.

What’s in the bag?

David shoots the Canon 1DX, 5D IV and 7D II bodies depending on need. Lenses include the Canon 500mm f4 mkI, Canon 100-400mm MkII as well at the Canon 16-35mm and Canon 70-200mm, again as desired. Amount other favorite lens are the Tamron 24-70 f2.8 G2, and the Sigma 85mm f1.4 Art.  He often uses the Canon 1.4X MkIII converter with the 2X Mk III in reserve. He uses a Gitzo GT 3541XLS tripod and Wimberly Mk II gimbal head. Flashes include an Canon EX 580 EX and and EX 600RT and the Yongnuo YN600 EX-RT II. Studio lighting is by Photogenic and more recently by Godox/Flashpoint.  DA Paulissen Photography Facebook Site

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