Derek is the founder of Halo Studio. He is also a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Professional Photographers (HKIPP).
Derek studied arts and design but found his interest and passion in photography at work and focused in this field since then. He has over 30 years of experience in traditional film and digital photography. He is a commercial photographer specializing in sports, fashion, interiors, celebrities, portraits and lifestyle for ad, corporate, & editorial clients. Derek has worked with a number of 4As advertising agency and local renowned PR agency. Besides commercial works, Derek also shoots weddings, family portraits, and other subjects that stimulate his visual or emotional sensibilities.
Derek is passionate about photographer education. He is an experienced instructor at Nikon School and photography course tutor at The Open University of Hong Kong. He is often invited by different corporate, organizations and institutions as guest speaker at workshops and seminars. He is pioneered in promoting the importance of color management on photography in Hong Kong.