Third generation at Alkit, Steven began his career working for our Founder, Al Slesinger on Saturdays, school vacations and summers. He learned from the ground-up, rotating film stock and making deliveries. After graduating college, Steven worked at Alkit's Flagship location in Union Square, NYC. Member Professional Photographers of America. Certified Photographic Consultant™. Member and panel speaker for PMA, (Photo Marketing Association,) PMDA, (Photographic Manufacturers and Distributors Association.) Photographic Retailer of the Year, 2001. A skilled and discriminating photographer who has been creating images his entire life. Gained experience shooting weddings, bar/bat-mitzvahs, sports, and corporate events. Classically trained photographer; film and digital. Master image-retoucher and color expert. Steven is passionate about photography, and frequently assists clients on jobs to "stay sharp" and have fun preserving memories! You might also see him on the trail, as he is an avid cyclist.
David started working at Alkit in 1991. His passion has always been working with photographers and building relationships that will last a lifetime. David's number 1 priority is his family. He's been married to wife, Eden for 19 years and has 2 children, Alexa 17 and Jacob 15. David's love of sports includes playing basketball 3 times a week, as well as playing golf and tennis. His love of basketball extends to coaching several of Jacob's teams.
David enjoys devoting much of his time to charities and youth organizations. He is actively involved in the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and has been the captain of his team for the past 12 years. They have been a top fundraiser every year, and have had their finest year yet, raising over $22,000. He is also actively involved with the Diabetes Research Institute, raising over $6000 in an inaugural ride at SoulCycle this year. David is an active board member of Rising Stars, a nonprofit organization which uses basketball as a means to promote education, reinforce values and provide youths with a safe environment to play, learn and grow. He is a board member and coach for Shooting Stars, a basketball program for children and teens with special needs. David is also a board member for the Roslyn Booster Basketball League, as well as commissioner for his grade.