David Brownridge was born in Ayrshire, Scotland in 1957 and studied photography in Glasgow.
His work from the "Familiar Cows" portfolio is held in the collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London and the Scottish National Galleries, Edinburgh.
In 1995 the work was featured in a major celebration of Scottish photography, "Light from the Darkroom" at the Royal Scottish Academy.
He is based in North London where he works as a photographer and picture editor.