Derek's initial photography training started at home with his father who was a former wedding photographer. Once he understood how to use his father's Pentax and Canon 35mm film cameras, his portfolio won him the position of high school newspaper photo editor. Derek went to college at University of California at Santa Barbara, where he continued to study art, and expanding his craft to include drawing, sculpture, and printmaking.
Derek now lives and works in Ho Chi Minh City - the b
Canon XSi / Canon 450D
Portraiture, Fashion, Club, Party, Scene, Travel, Strobist