Director: Dave McMahnon, Producer: Niki Jahns
Hailing from Dayton, OH, Dave McMahan found his calling in photography thanks to the direction of high school teacher, Mr. Dean Whiteford. After his very first click of the shutter at the young age of 16, Dave was hooked. He spent the rest of high school developing his skill then continued in college at the Ohio Institute of Photography. After graduation, he worked for various professional studios but realized his true calling was photographing for the entertainment and fashion industry. As owner of Dave McMahan Photography in Fort Lauderdale, he shoots models, dancers and his newest passion, photographing people underwater. His photographic background is diverse including sports, real estate, weddings, commercial and has recently added video to his repertoire. His images have been printed in various publications nationally and Clients include Fashion Week Miami, The Video Music Awards, NFL Football, The Orange Bowl, and the Swatch Volleyball Beach Majors Series. He is an award-winning photographer currently working internationally and around the entire United States.
Most recent awards include:
Los Angeles Film Awards - Selected (Beautiful Music Video)
Accolade Film Competition Winner (Dancing in the Dark Music Video)
Best Shorts Competition Winner (Dancing in the Dark Music Video)
Global Music Awards Bronze (Beautiful Music Video)
NYC Indie Film Awards Bronze (Dancing in the Dark)