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Peer to Peer with David Muir

 

One of the most requested photographers covering Reggae, Culture and the Caribbean is David I Muir.

His breathtaking photos have been featured by The Jamaica Tourist Board and The Ft. Lauderdale Tourist Board; and his photos of performing artists while on stage have been shared by fans who cannot get enough of his view of music in action.

His coffee table book Pieces of Jamaica (co-authored with Sean Henry will give you a view of Jamaica that instills pride and attracts visitors to love Jamaica as much as we do.

VP:  How did you get your start in the business?

DIM:  I got my start in Reggae Concert photography by leveraging my years as a music selector, artiste manager and sound system owner to gain access to Reggae shows, onstage and backstage with promoters and artistes

VP:  What was your first notable project?

DIM:  My first notable project where I truly got noticed was by exhibiting my photography of “street” life in Jamaica through the photo collection “Pieces of Jamaica” shown in Art Exhibitions from 2010 through 2012.

VP:  What was your first breakthrough

DIM:  My breakthrough project was the art exhibition series turned into a coffee-table book, Pieces of Jamaica: The Real Rock Edition for the 50th Anniversary of Independence in 2012.

VP:  What are you working on now/ next?

DIM:  My current project is the new coffee-table book co-authored with Sean Henry, Pieces of Jamaica: Jamrock Edition, also celebrating Jamaica’s 60th Anniversary of Independence for 2022. I begin the book-tour of this new project in August 2022.

VP:  What songs are you listening to on Spotify / Apple Music / Pandora / Audiomack?

DIM:  Alicia Keys: Keys album of late 2021.  Reggae songs I’m listening to:G COLE’s new single “PEACE OF MIND IS A HOLIDAY”  and KRISTINE ALICIA’s recent single “HOLD STRONG.”

 

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