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Aug 06, 2022
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Jan 23, 2014

About Me

Host (room & board) traveling models, MUA and photographer friends (old & new). Most recently last year hosted Miriam Joy Chick, Lauren Roe, Alyssa Megan, boyfriends, girlfriends, togs and a bird :) Hosting Jillian Ann (MM#4572401) in March! You can ask anyone I have shot with as a reference. There is nothing I am more proud of than the fact that I remain friends in real life and on Facebook with every model who I have ever shot with. When not shooting I am working my extremely demanding 9-5 professional job and running my own private real estate brokerage and investment management company, raising 2 teens, playing volleyball and singing. Glamour / artistic. Imperfection is beauty. Nothing sexier than real curves on the girl next door. Strive to depict raw, natural beauty which can only emanate from within. Photography is the intersection of art and interpersonal connection. Each photo has an epic real life story behind it. Art is emotion so have fun and let it flow. If it does not illicit the desired emotion we can just try again. Every time friends meet up it allows deeper connection. The vibe between model and tog are key. Always seeking to improve. "Even a blind squirrel finds a nut once in a while." :) Modeling and photography is a very small pond. Everyone knows everyone. Life is short so we treat everyone with the respect they deserve and it reciprocates. Cheers to finding fun in everything we do and to friendship. :)

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"Polite, insightful, amiable and fun! Derek has very serene energy that puts you in a great mindset for producing stellar photos. November can't get here fast enough! Wonderful artistic collab " Read less

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"Derek is one of the sweetest and most down to earth photographers that I have ever met! He is exceptional to work with and I would highly reccomend any other model to work with him!! =)" Read less

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"Such an incredible photographer and person! Can't wait to shoot together again :)" Read less

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