Born and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida, Derek began photographing the early 90's American culture of Dj's and skateboarders. His experience of living in a smaller city that has grown and is continually being developed has drawn Derek to capturing its constant change. This is what has formed his raw style of story telling street photography. He has also photographed cities such and New York and San Francisco and hopes to continue experiencing various locations around the world. Derek is currently living in Portland, Oregon & open to collaborations with other artists so if you are interested please contact him here.