#09 David Yarrow - Lessons from Wall Street, Photography, and Why You Should Invest In Yourself
"If you have to back someone in your life, surely the starting point is to back yourself"
Born in Scotland and now living in England, David Yarrow is one of the most famous fine-art photographers in the world, known for his striking images of the natural world. He has built a cult following among A-list celebrities and collectors worldwide and deservedly so, with his unique perspective and attention to detail that borders on the obsessive.
In 1986, as a young university student, David took the now iconic photograph of Diego Maradona lifting the World Cup in Mexico City. Before committing fully to photography later in life, David ran a large hedge fund, Clareville Capital, and we discuss what the world of high finance both gave and took from him, starting with the split-second decision he made on 9/11 that changed everything.
David is an amplifier of nature, a romanticist, and has a deep seated fear of the mundane. His career has brought him into contact with presidents, Hollywood stars, sporting legends and supermodels. He has visited remote places that very few people on the planet have access to, and he generously shares many lessons and anecdotes from this rich tapestry that all of us can apply to our own lives.
Instagram: @davidyarrow - 100% worth following
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