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Doug Menuez
(Image credit: Doug Menuez)
Meet the pro: Doug Menuez

Doug Menuez

(Image credit: Doug Menuez)

Born in Texas in 1957, Doug Menuez played in a blues band in his teenage years before training as a photographer at the San Francisco Art Institute followed by San Francisco State University. Since the late 1970s, his career has encompassed a range of genres, from photojournalism and documentary photography to film-making and commercial projects. 

Menuez’s work has been exhibited around the world and his books include Fearless Genius: The Digital Revolution in Silicon Valley 1985-2000, Heaven, Earth, Tequila: Un Viaje al Corazón de Mexico, Fifteen Seconds: The Great California Earthquake of 1989, and Transcendent Spirit: The Orphans of Uganda. He now lives in upstate New York.

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There are 7.8 billion people living on Planet Earth, so when American photographer Doug Menuez outlines his area of interest as “humanity”, he’s not short of subject matter. 

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Lauren Scott
Freelance contributor/former Managing Editor

Lauren is a writer, reviewer, and photographer with ten years of experience in the camera industry. She's the former Managing Editor of Digital Camera World, and previously served as Editor of Digital Photographer magazine, Technique editor for PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine, and Deputy Editor of our sister publication, Digital Camera Magazine. An experienced journalist and freelance photographer, Lauren also has bylines at Tech Radar, Space.com, Canon Europe, PCGamesN, T3, Stuff, and British Airways' in-flight magazine (among others). When she's not testing gear for DCW, she's probably in the kitchen testing yet another new curry recipe or walking in the Cotswolds with her Flat-coated Retriever.