Derek Kettela

Derek Kettela


Derek Kettela is a fashion, beauty and celebrity photographer. 

Derek was born in Toronto, Canada. As a high school student, Derek was an avid skateboarder and snowboarder, which led him to photography of action sports. While living in Vancouver from 1997 to 2002 he worked as a senior contributing photographer for Transworld Snowboarding magazine, traveling to Japan, New Zealand, Chile, and Europe in the process. In 2003, 

Derek relocated to New York City and changed his focus to fashion photography. Since then he has built an impressive body of work in the fashion , beauty and celebrity photography field.

Derek is based in New York City and travels to Los Angeles, Canada and around the world on a regular basis.

Editorial client list

US Vogue  
US Instyle
UK Instyle
Esquire
Self
Brides
Glamour UK
Glamour Russia
Glamour Spain
Elle France
Elle Spain
Elle Russia
Sports Illustrated Swimsuit
US Marie Claire
T Magazine
Tatler Russia
GQ Japan
Glamour Italy
Marie Claire Spain
Harper's Bazaar China
V Magazine
Editorialist
HOBO Magazine  
Galore Magazine 

Advertising Clients 

Ann Taylor
Anthropologie
Aritzia
ASOS
Assouline
Banana Republic
Barney’s
Bloomingdale’s
ESPRIT Fragrance
Godiva
Glasson’s
Hallenstein Bros
J. Crew
Jean Louis David
Karen Walker Eyewear
Keds
Lancome International
Land's End
Madewell
Nordstrom
Neiman Marcus
Olay
Phillip Lim
Ports
Theory
Redone
Solid & Striped
Splits 59
Uniqlo