Biography

David Cardelús, photographer

Born in 1967 and raised in Barcelona, David majored in photography, film and video from Universitat de Barcelona Fine Arts School in 1991. His degree course work included painting, drawing and sculpture, as well as narrative, semiotics and communication. Other courses at the Institut d’Estudis Fotogràfics de Catalunya included XIXth century photographic techniques and the photographic representation of the human body.

David has twice been placed as a finalist in the European Architectural Photography Prize Architekturbild, in 1995 and 1999, and his work has been shown at both the Photo España and Primavera Fotogràfica photo festivals.

David’s photographs of the Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners ‘Las Arenas’ Barcelona Project featured in the 2012 Civic Trust Awards. His architectural and fine art photographs have featured in two honorable mentions within the Buildings and Cityscapes categories of the 2013 International Photography Awards, sponsored by the Lucie Foundation.

Since year 2004, David has been lecturing on architectural photography at Universitat Pompeu Fabra ELISAVA school for graduates taking master degrees in interior design. The course analyses a wide range of architectural photographs and discusses their use as communication tools in books, magazines and blogs.

David is the author of a lecture about the relationship between photography, architecture, communication and added value presented in public at the 2016 International Conference Inter = Photography and Architecture organized by the Universidad de Navarra.

He is a member of the Unió de Professionals de la Imatge i Fotografia de Catalunya and constantly updates his photographic equipment, imaging software and skills in order to offer his clients the best of his professional abilities.

David lives in Barcelona’s lively and small Gràcia district.