Derek Lapsley is a Central California based commercial photographer with more than ten years of professional experience. Prior to pursuing photography full-time, he worked as a registered civil engineer; a career that imbued him with the structural and organizational skills that make his shoots seamless and stress-free. You can be sure that every detail will be attended to and nothing overlooked. 

A natural people person, Derek communicates with his clients throughout the shoot and strives to create a working environment that’s easygoing and natural. He seeks first to understand his subject, then execute based on that understanding. 

Derek specializes in storytelling portraiture, provides and puts a fresh look on corporate photography, and editorial assignments. Sharply driven to create work that is new and dynamic, he has earned a reputation among his peers for pushing boundaries and consistently taking his art to the next level.