Douglas Capron started his visual arts career filming music documentaries. This progressed to taking portraits of musicians and designing album covers, inspiring him to explore photography as an art form. In 2002 he experienced an epiphany during the documentary film, The Eloquent Eye, exploring the life and work of Alfred Steiglitz, and decided to commit seriously to the photographic arts. He has exhibited work internationally including photography festivals in Brazil, China, France, Spain and the United States. In 2010 he was a finalist for the Arles Voies-Off prize competition and received an award of excellence from Photographer's Forum Magazine. That year his series Hydrology, was published in a feature article for the magazine Photo Technique. In 2009 he was a finalist at the PhotoEspana competition in Madrid and was also selected for the Lucie Awards best of Show exhibition in New York. He also received an honorable mention for the 2009 PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris awards.