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Wedding Photography

All wedding collections include a complimentary engagement session, eight hour wedding day coverage, online proofing gallery, and high resolution digital negatives of your wedding photos. Complete your collection with various album options, prints, and custom hand crafted products.

Please contact me for additional information and detailed pricing menu.


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Planning something a bit more intimate or adventurous without the hustle and bustle of your typical wedding? 

The elopement collection provides up to four hours of wedding day coverage, online proofing gallery, and high resolution digital negatives of your wedding photos. Travel availability worldwide.



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All engagement sessions are complimentary if you decide to book your wedding day coverage with me but if you're just looking to book the engagement portion at this time or are a couple wanting some new photos together, this is the place for you. Fee includes a one hour session and an online gallery to order prints. High resolution digital negatives, albums, prints, and other custom products are available at your request.


Janet & Ryan

"Derek's ability to take any setting or situation and get amazing photographs from them is more than just a testament to his skill as a photographer, it's a testament to his unique and thoughtful artistic eye."

Jeremy & Charise

"I have never been more excited about printing an image in my life. Thank you for that. Your photographs are a true piece of art."

Mike & Sara

"How do we even start to thank you for all of our amazing wedding pictures!? We absolutely love them. You are such a talented photographer and we are so glad we chose you to be ours!"

Valerie & Dan

"What can I say, you are amazing! Thank you for being such a critical part of making our wedding day so amazing. We will never forget it. It was a true pleasure working with you. Our heartfelt thanks."

Ryan & Amanda

"We just want to say THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!! Our pictures couldn’t have been more perfect; we just love love LOVE them. You did such an amazing job… from directing our people to capturing some amazing candid moments. THANK YOU."

Eric & Michelle

"Thank you so much for making our wedding day so special. Your hard work was noticed and appreciated by us and every guest. We could not have asked for more. Thank you for an unforgettable, amazing day!"

Tara & Ty

"One of the most important aspects to our wedding was the memories that we were taking with us. After our wedding, looking at our photos I still cannot believe the quality and beauty of them. Even the simplest of settings became a masterpiece.



Do you provide the digital negatives?
     Yes. All wedding collections come with your own copy of the digital negatives. They come in a high resolution JPG format with a copyright release so you can print, email, and share them with your family and friends.

How long after the wedding will we get to see our pictures?
     Your pictures will be available for viewing in approx. 3-4 weeks following the event.

Do you provide albums, canvas, prints, etc.?
     Of course. I work closely with the top print manufacturers in the world to make sure you get an amazing product that displays the vibrant beauty of the images created.

How do I reserve your services for our wedding?
     A reservation fee of $1500 is required to save your wedding date. Any remaining balance on your collection is due 30 days prior to the wedding day.

Am I going to be famous after you photograph my wedding?
     Chances point to yes.

What if I have another question that you haven't answered yet?
     Just click over to the contact page and ask away. Or if you would like, you can contact me directly through email ( or phone (559-288-6544).

Are you available on my wedding day?
    Weddings typically book 9-12 months in advance. Contact me as soon as possible to confirm availability.

How long have you been in business?
     I started pursuing photography in 2006 but it wasn't until 2009 that I started my Fresno wedding photography business.

Do you photograph destination weddings?
     Of course! Head over to the contact page and let me know what you have planned.

Would you photograph our proposal?
     Yes, please! What's not to love about preserving the moment in beautiful detail the day you ask your future wife or husband to be yours forever!?

Why do you always wear a hat?
     Ever since I was a kid I've always worn a hat. Everyday. It could be a ball cap, cowboy hat, sombrero, beanie, headband, drivers cap, or a top hat... you name it and I've probably got one.

What is your photographic style?
     It's a little photojournalist ninja, mashed together with artistic, yet timeless portraiture. My photographic style is less about labels and more about emotion and your personal connection with the images that we create together.

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