The Optimist Dreamer


Photographer located in New Orleans, LA.  

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"Born in New York, Shaquille Dunbar is a photographer and owner of T.O.D Photography. T.O.D (The Optimist Dreamer) Photography was started with the belief that all dreams can come true through optimism and hard work. Photography is a huge part of his life because it allows him to create stories through a different medium and capture the essence of each individual in ways they may not perceive themselves. Since graduating from Binghamton University with a Psychology degree, Shaquille Dunbar moved to New Orleans where he immediately gravitated toward portraits, events, commercial and editorial photography. Over the course of the last two-year, he has been the main photographer of the Baton Rogue Fashion Show, New Orleans Caribbean Festival and several events surrounding Essence Festival. He continues to take on different assignments and grow in his art form. "