Carroll, David Mckenzie was born on August 15, 1954 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of David Warren and Beverly (Spicer) Carroll.
Bachelor of Science in Biology, California Polytechnic Institute, 1977. Bachelor in Photography, Brooks Institute, 1981.
Production manager The Association, Newport Beach, California, 1977-1978. Sales technician Jaffe's Camera Centers, Ventura, 1979-1981. Owner, operator Black & White Lab Ventura, 1981-1983.
Owner, photographer Carroll Studios, Ventura, 1981-1983, The Photique, Pismo Beach, California, since 1983.
Fellow Professional Photographers California (1st vice president 1988-1989, Exhibition Merit awards annually 1986-1991, fellowship award 1989, service award 1990). Member Professional Photographers American (council 1986-1991, Exhibition Merit awards annually 1986-1992, Craftsmen Photographer degree, Master Photographer degree 1992), Gold Coast Professional Photographers Association (president 1986-1988, Photographer of Year 1989, 93, 95).