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Born in san Francisco in 1944, raised in Virginia, david alan Harvey discovered photography at the age of 11. Harvey purchased a used leica with savings from his newspaper route and began photographing his family and neighborhood in 1956. When he was 20, david lived with and documented the lives of a black family living Norfolk, Virginia. With these photographs he published his book ”tell it like it is” in 1966. Harvey went on to shoot over 40 essays for national geographic magazine. He has published two major books, “cuba” and “divided soul”, both based on his extensive work of the Spanish cultural migration into the Americas. David joined magnum as a nominee in 1993 and became a full member in 1997. Harvey lives in new york.