About the Author
David Aden Sprigle is a widely published photographer and photo collector. Born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida, he moved to New York City where he completed his degree in Film at New York University. He is the editor of numerous critically acclaimed photographic anthologies, including Male Bonding, Beasts, Uniforms and Male Bonding Volume II (FotoFactory Press). He has also edited monographs for Arthur Tress (Male of the Species), Reed Massengill (Brian-A Nine-Year Photographic Diary) and Mel Roberts (California Boys and The Wild Ones). As a photographer, his work has been showcased in: Monograph Tai Sun and Rich: Puna Boys Snap Anthologies Beasts Uniforms David Aden Sprigle was living in Venice Beach, California when he met and photographed Tai Sun and Rich. After photographing the Ocean Front Walk and the beach scene outside his flat in Southern California for a decade, he moved his studio to Hawaii, where he currently resides.