A Conversation with Derek Balarezo

Derek Balazero Day Party Interview

A few months ago we sat down with New York photographer, Derek Balarezo to discuss how he got his start in photography, what makes a great photo, and why the craft itself is much more important than any social media reaction.

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"Once you know yourself…. you shoot what feels natural rather than shooting what gets 200 likes on Instagram."

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“For me writing this stuff down is important, self realization, all of that is key. If you don’t have that then you’re just floating.”

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To check out more of Derek's work visit derekbalarezo.com and follow him on Instagram @derek.balarezo

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