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Derek is a Denver-based Commercial Photographer who creates timeless and bold imagery for a wide variety of clients around the world. 

Through meticulous lighting and his unique perspective, he creates authentic and dynamic imagery seen throughout commercial, advertising, and editorial usage. He often finds himself capturing portraits, products, lifestyle, and automotive photographs for his clients.

He earned a BFA in Professional Photography with an emphasis in Commercial Photography from the world renown Brooks Institute in Santa Barbara, CA. Upon graduation, Derek relocated to LA where he worked for a wide variety of photographers as an assistant, digital tech, and retoucher. He now lives in Denver, CO due to the active lifestyle and easy accessibility to both the east and west coast.

His clients have ranged from New Balance, Colorado Rockies, 3form, PS Audio, Lash & Company, NCAA, Galvanize, 000 Magazine, Women’s Running Magazine, Grip2U, Pizzeria Locale, Designscapes Colorado, UC Health, Bootaybag, and Tru Fit Athletic Club.