Self Portrait 2023
BEHIND THE LENS
Alan Davis, a native of Pennsylvania, was captivated by the world of photography when he was first introduced to a darkroom in sixth grade. His passion began with creating photograms. Throughout high school, he honed his interest by taking several years of black & white photography darkroom courses along with being a member of the yearbook staff.
While attending Antonelli Institute of Art & Photography in Philadelphia, Alan worked at the Old Time Photo Studio at Hersheypark during summers and college breaks. In 2006, he founded Black Rhino Studios, driven by his desire to develop his craft further.
Alan's career in commercial photography kicked off in 2008 when he secured a job at the home-shopping TV channel QVC. He went on to work for other notable companies such as Lord & Taylor, Amazon, and Christie's NY.
His work has been featured in several publications & media outlets, including The New York Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, WWE, VH1, and idobi Radio.
In addition to photography, Alan is also an accredited actor & member of the SAG-AFTRA union. His experience in both photography & acting enables him to offer a unique & diverse perspective to his art.
As an industry leader in the photography world for 18 years, he is constantly evolving & staying ahead of the curve. Through this approach, he is able to blend the worlds of studio lifestyle photography with the fast-paced, constantly changing realm of social media user-generated-content. As always, Alan is at the forefront of industry trends, bringing his unique vision & expertise to new audiences.