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David McCarty, lifelong photography enthusiast

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David McCarty, lifelong photography enthusiast

This week we’re getting to know community member, David McCarty. David lives in the upper midwest, North Dakota to be exact. He has been involved with photography since his teen years. David continues to take photography courses and has attended those offered by Nikon, Canon and most recently Fujifilm. In his late 20s and early 30s he had his own
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