Dave Hernandez Photo is committed to capturing memories and those special moments in life. Dave started DHP in 2010, after creating a calendar with a few co workers. The storefront that opened in November 2017, was closed at the end of March 2018. Shortly after opening the studio, Dave started developing film with Austin Wheeler. The two opened the Medford Film Lab and it quickly took over the space. The two now run the lab out of Dave’s home in Medford.
Dave Hernandez: Dave is an internationally published photojournalist based in Medford, NJ. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Drexel University. In 2016, Dave was named as one of Drexel University’s 40 Under 40. While attending Drexel, he started his photojournalism career, eventually becoming the Photo Editor of The Triangle, Drexel University’s Student Newspaper. While at The Triangle, he covered a variety of events from photographing President Obama at the White House, celebrities for movie releases and other events in Philadelphia, PA.
He apprenticed under long time Central Record photographer, Dave Borrelli, and eventually became a stringer for the paper. More recently, he has been shooting for Gatehouse Media, (The Burlington County Times, Bucks County Courier Times and the Intelligencer).
Dave was a dedicated member of the Medford Township Department of Fire and EMS, joining as a Junior Firefighter in June 2000. He held the ranks of Captain and Lieutenant before sustaining a career ending injury in April 2015.
While riding Rescue 1 in Camden, NJ in 2011, Dave came up with the idea for a video series following firefighters through the calls. The series, “Into the Smoke” has been viewed over 750,000 times. He is a member of the National Press Photographers Association and Canon Professional Services.