I am Derek Galon – a multi awarded pro photographer / videographer born in Poland. I studied arts in Europe, I have decades of European and Canadian experience – now residing in Dominica, Eastern Caribbean (West Indies, or Lesser Antilles).
I offer commercial and personal video / photo services for overseas clientele – big or small projects. If you are a producer in need of footage from Dominica and the Caribbean – in these difficult times it can be much faster, less expensive, and easier to hire me, than sending your crew over here.
Being European and Canadian, I know how to be prompt and keep important customers happy with my services. Lets discuss your project. Exceeding expectations is what I enjoy, so please let me know what you may require. I can be your cameraman, co-producer, fixer or photographer in the Caribbean. Or, I can offer you personalized services when you’ll come here. Lots of Caribbean stock images and footage also available. Thank you for finding me!
Multi-awarded, art-educated photographer/cameraman for hire in Dominica: art portraits, wedding photography, creative, art, architecture – real estate, corporate portraits, food photography, events, aerial photo / video, advertising, nature, drone mapping, video and photo consultancy, and other photography/ video projects. Filming and other services for TV producers. I also offer other related services. See portfolio on Gallery pages, check my clients, awards and please contact me if you are interested.
Landscape & Nature photography & filming
Aerial drone photo video
including drone mapping
Creative & corporate portraits, fashion, maternity, fine art nude
Architecture & interior photography for resorts, hotels, real estate
Wedding photography & videographer services
Food, drink & product photography / video
Educated in Arts, I am obsessed with creative approach, quality and self-improvement – and it shows in my work. Better photography, video, and better quality services. I am obsessed with Better. This is perhaps why I am often hired for international location jobs where failure or mediocre is not an option. I simply deliver Better work – for these who appreciate and need the best. Don’t take my word for it – see my gallery, compare. Judge for yourself, compare – then decide.
More info and small print – for those who like to read.
Recent awards: Medals, exhibitions, and awards are listed on page About Me, same as list of clients and publications.
Recent jobs: photography & Photography & video for Kempinski Resort and Spa, promo videos for Ministry of Tourism Dominica, 3 video TV ads for Montserrat Tourism Authority, official portraits of Montserrat’s Premier, photos for Secret Bay Dominica, drone videos for Secret Bay Dominica, photography for MACO magazine, photography for Experience Dominica magazine…Read More
also TV ad about 911 emergency systems, photos for hotel The Champs – Dominica, promo photography for a hotel in Venice – Italy. Fort Young Hotel in Dominica, TV ad for S-mart supermarket in Dominica, photos for Miss Dominica pageant, for Barbados Tourism Inc., NatGeo, drone video footage for BBC, YellowPages, promo photos for Belfast Rum Distillery, photography and video for GEMS Holdings Inc., photos/video for Brandy Manor Horse Riding Center, Dominica Intl Airport, the State House for Elite Events, 473 Luxury Villa Resort Grenada, Shoreline International (USA), Riverside Hotel Dominica, Plimsoll Productions (UK), IUCN (Switzerland – Belize) and more.
I RELOCATED from Canada TO DOMINICA, Eastern Caribbean, West Indies. Now Serving the Caribbean Islands (and rest of the world). I am a Dominica photographer and cameraman, but I travel to other places as required.
-Architecture, interior, landscape photography / video
-Garden, nature, panorama, VR 360 photography / video
-Aerial drone photography / video
Artistic portraits / studio photography (including glamour, boudoir, fine art nude)
-Wedding, family, events photography / videographer
-Fashion photography, product and food photography, time-lapse video
-Conceptual and art photography / videography
-Documentary, performance and music videos
-Corporate and creative advertising photo – video production.
-Advanced photo editing. Filming, creative script writing, directing and post-production of short movies – full 4K broadcast production capability.
-Cameraman for hire, fixer for film productions in the Caribbean.
-Top quality X-large format printing on fine art papers and panels for billboards, and for wall display (airports, trade shows, etc.),
-Design and publishing (books, brochures, posters, etc.)
-Old photographs restoration.
-Drone Mapping services (ortho-mosaic 2D maps and 3D models) for engineering, disaster management, inspections, agriculture, and so on).
Hire me – but only if you want to love your photographs / video.
One-to-One Photography Tutorials / training. Visit Dominica for holidays and hone your photography skills at the same time. From a few hours to several days of crash-training – become a better photographer. I am also a Caribbean and Dominica wedding photographer, see my wedding photography/video site here. I don’t claim to be the best – please compare my work and decide.
Examples of my videos:
Promo Video for Ministry of Tourism Dominica.
Award-winning video documenting Dominica’s recovery after Hurricane Maria
More about my services:
This is my International Photography Services and Portfolio site. I consider myself a cross-breed between commercial photographer and an art photographer, offering pro photography and video with an artistic edge. I am actively involved in photography for over 40 years Read More
My photographs can be often seen in fine magazines and publications (see examples in “Editorial works” gallery). I offer wide array of flexible photography services, including remote location work, photo panoramas for high impact displays, fine art photography, and VR tours (including 360 VR videos) for Web sites.
I also do drone aerial photography and videos using advanced drone equipment. A close range Aerial Cinematography for Television, Movies, Commercials, Music Videos, Corporate Events, Personal Events, Music Festivals, Sporting and more. Drone mapping services also available.
I love black and white photography, and often work in black & white when creating fine art photographic images. I also have stock of high quality photographs, including Caribbean and Dominica themes. My works sold to numerous clients around the world. Caribbean photographers are many, but the choice is yours, so please explore this site to make an informed decision..
You can find more on About Me page. Our Canadian company Ozone Zone Books does not exist any longer, but all design/writing/publishing services are still available directly from me and my team – a full publishing service including design, writing and printing books, booklets, calendars, post cards, and advertising/promotional materials.
This is much more than just another photo service. I believe that without true artistic touch and perfection, a good photo, video, or publishing work is incomplete. Only top quality workmanship combined with a marked artistic approach can produce truly memorable and appealing creation, something one would want to return to over and over again.
Thank you for visiting!
Derek Dariusz Galon, MA, FRPS, FOPS, hon.FSAPI, hon.CPE
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Disclaimer: Some images on this site may contain artistic nudity. If you are offended by fine art nude images or you are not of legal age, you must leave this site immediately. By proceeding through pages of this site you agree that you are of legal age, art nude photography does not offend you, and you will not hold owners and authors of this site responsible for any damages or other issues related to this or other subjects. This is art photography service site. Nude fine art is just a small portion of my portfolio, and even if art work can be sometimes controversial – by entering you agree to respect this statement. Thank you. #derekgalon
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