During his high school in the late 1960s David Vine began shooting photos of auto accidents and fires to sell to the local newspaper.

He attended the School of Visual Arts briefly then launched himself into photojournalism. Later in the 1970s he was employed as the Public Information Officer for Miami International Airport.

He established his own business in 1981 and has been continuously self-employed since then. Communications in its many forms is his passion which he pursues today producing documentary videos.