About David Royal
David Royal is a native of Santa Cruz and a lifelong resident of the Monterey Bay Area. A former staff photographer with the Monterey County Herald, David has over 20 years of experience shooting as a newspaper photojournalist. He has also worked for major news outlets such as the Associated Press, Reuters, The New York Times and The Los Angeles Times. He loves using his camera as a tool to meet people and discover new worlds around him.