Creativedogmedia is taking over our Instagram this week. Let's learn about them!

Who are you?

Thanks for having me this week. I am Daryl Watkins and I own Creative Dog Media™.  I’ve been a photographer for 15+ years (with approximately a year of aerial experience using a quadcopter) and also part owner and VP of Global Sales (my real job) of a technology firm based in Huntington Beach, CA.  I am happily married with two daughters and moved to the Richmond area from Virginia Beach in 2005.


What is your favorite thing about Richmond?

I love the fact that I have learned more about the history of our great city in the past year than I did in my previous 42 years of life.  The majority of that learning has come from the research done for each of the pics you see on our profile. The abundance of history here is simply amazing (and right under our nose).


What is your favorite thing to photograph in Richmond?

I absolutely love Tredegar Iron Works.  I could take photos there on the ground and in the air for a full day and provide so many different perspectives. That speaks volumes about the beauty of that site.


What is the theme of your takeover?

Richmond from above - #aerialphotography


What is the one thing you take friends to see when they visit?

This would have to be a tie between the Virginia State Capitol and Hollywood Cemetery.


What is the one place you take friends to eat when they visit?

Making this difficult by pinning me down to one place. :-) We love The Continental Westhampton.


What is your favorite free thing to do in the city?

We love taking our kids and dog to Belle Isle.  Biking, hiking, riverfront, scenery….the list goes on and on.

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