David E. Merkle, M.Photog, CR, CPP
  Master of Photography Degree
  Photographic Craftsman Degree
  Certified Professional Photographer


Davide E. Merkle is an experienced professional photographer who specializes in pet portrait photography. He is an alumni of the University of Illinois where he began his formal training in photography while studying advertising and communications. He is a member of the Professional Photographers of America, the State Association and has served on the Board of Northern Illinois Professional Photographers.

David has received numerous national, state and regional awards for his high quality in pet portrait photography. He has been recognized for his achievements and selected to instruct classes on Pet Portrait Photography at the Winona School of Professional Photography. He has conducted seminars for fellow photographers and other photography associations. His portfolio includes various pets from the most exotic birds to prize winning livestock animals not to forget the lovable family dog, cat, either pure bred or all Americans. His expertise in pet photography is only matched by his love for animals.

Contact David today to inquire how he can best capture your pet’s personality.