Derek Ford

Derek Ford is a highly skilled and accomplished commercial and editorial photographer based in Victoria, BC. With a passion for capturing the essence of brands and individuals, Derek brings a unique perspective and creativity to each project he undertakes.

With years of experience in the industry, Derek has developed a keen eye for detail and a deep understanding of the power of visual storytelling. His commercial photography services are sought after by businesses of all sizes, as he has a knack for showcasing products, services, and company culture in a way that resonates with audiences.

In addition to his commercial work, Derek is also an accomplished editorial photographer. His editorial portraits have graced the pages of numerous publications, capturing the essence and personality of his subjects in a way that is both authentic and visually stunning. From corporate executives to musicians and artists, Derek has a knack for putting his subjects at ease and capturing their true essence.

Derek’s work extends beyond the confines of a studio or location shoot. His travel photography showcases the beauty and uniqueness of destinations around the world, capturing the essence of each place in a way that transports viewers.

With his exceptional talent, technical expertise, and commitment to delivering outstanding results, Derek Ford is the go-to photographer for businesses and individuals seeking high-quality commercial and editorial photography in Victoria, BC.

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The Business of Commercial Photography

Join Derek Ford for this presentation where you can tap into the expertise of a seasoned commercial and editorial photographer with over 16 years of industry experience. Gain valuable insights on starting and growing your business, from mastering contracts, pricing strategies, licensing, and marketing. Don’t miss out on this valuable opportunity to learn from the experience of an industry professional and take your commercial photography career to the next level.



Discover the rich history and stunning architecture of downtown Victoria on a personalized guided walking tour with Derek Ford and MikeIngram, PPOC-BC Island Branch Chair as they take you on a three-hour journey from the Hotel Grand Pacific Hotel to China Town and back. Highlights include the iconic BC legislature, the historic Fairmont Empress Hotel, and the vibrant Market Square.

Immerse yourself in the culture of Canada’s oldest Chinatown and capture beautiful photographs along the way.

Don’t miss this unforgettable experience that combines history, architecture, and culture in the heart of downtown Victoria.

Maximum: 20 participants