Will Datené

Will Datené was born in Aachen, Germany in 1948 and moved with his family to
New York City when he was 10 years of age. He has lived in Canada since 1968.
Will’s photography career has spanned over three decades. He started his career
in fashion photography in New York City. In recent years he has focused on Stock
images for world-wide distribution. Will is currently represented by: Age
Fotostock (Spain/New York); First Light (Toronto); Superstock (Florida). His
background also includes teaching in the Professional Photography Certificate
Program at North Island College, as well as Continuing Education Photography
Courses at Camosun College.

In addition to his photography, Will has a background in product marketing and
design. In the 1990s he was European Sales Manager for Papa Geppettos, a toy
company based in Victoria.

Will’s trademark is high impact commercial images. He has mastered the knack
for recording inventive images that are playful and whimsical but have a
significant impact. His work is expressed using strong, expressive visuals that
instantly capture the viewer’s attention. Using color and compelling composition,
his images display his unique genius for portraying the remarkable in the
seemingly mundane.