Personal profile


David joined the University of Huddersfield’s Photography BA(Hons) programme in 2010, as a Senior Lecturer in digital photography. Specializing in product lifestyle and brand advertising, David’s early career saw him work on a number of high profile corporate and advertising accounts, before joining Nestle UK as their senior advertising photographer in 1996, which he filled until 2006. Here, David was responsible for producing a broad range of consumer lifestyle and corporate advertising material for brands, such as Kit Kat, After Eight, Perrier and Nescafe. In 2006, David joined Anthem Worldwide a global design agency as a senior creative, working on accounts for Tesco, Coors Breweries, Premier Foods and Nestlé, and others.  David’s continued interest in higher education saw him gain a Master of Arts degree (Graphic Arts and Design) from Leeds Metropolitan University (1997-99), followed by a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) from the University of Huddersfield (2008-10) prior to taking up his lecturing post at Huddersfield .

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Commercial practice and live briefs
  • Digital data, as image
  • Consumerism and advertising media
  • Photographic constructivism
  • Commodity production and globalism

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consumer behavior Agriculture & Biology
products and commodities Agriculture & Biology
Archaeology Arts & Humanities
European music Arts & Humanities
Research Projects Arts & Humanities
Sound Arts & Humanities
Trumpet Arts & Humanities
Musical Instruments Arts & Humanities

Research Output 2016 2017

  • 1 Artefact
  • 1 Digital or Visual Products
  • 1 Exhibition

Tintignac Carnyx, reconstructed 2000 years old Bronze Age Celtic trumpet, 2015

Lake, D. 30 Nov 2017

Research output: Non-textual formExhibition

Bronze Age
Research Projects

Photographing The European Music Archaeology Project: Phase 1: Tintignac Carnyx

Lake, D. 8 Jun 2016

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

European music
Musical Instruments

Photographing the Tintignac Carnyx

Lake, D. 6 Jun 2016

Research output: Non-textual formArtefact

Research Projects
Musical Instruments

Activities 2017 2017

  • 1 Oral presentation