Dave Markle grew up in Western Pennsylvania. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Adrian College, located in Southeastern Michigan where he also met his wife Vivian. Dave and Vivian along with their three children, moved to Seattle in 1998 when Dave accepted a new job position. Over the course of his career, Dave developed a passion for photography as a hobbyist, photographing various genres including architectural photography. It was this passion that Dave decided to turn what was once a hobby into a full-time career in real estate photography services.