WOW What can I say! It was an absolute pleasure to work with Dirkus, I had an amazing shoot with him! He was patient, respectful and made me feel so at ease and he's very creative! He constantly made sure I was comfortable and happy with what I was shooting and gave just the right amount of direction,Dirkus also had an amazing sense of humour and had me cracking up between shots. I felt I bonded with him almost instantaneously and can't wait to work with him again. Highly recommended to all Looking forward to working with you again soon hopefully
I love working with Derek, and can't recommend him highly enough. He's a lovely, warm, friendly person who gives great direction but also lets you improvise, which I really like. He's great to chat to, and has such a super location and such fun ideas that I wish I could shoot with him more often. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him to anyone :)
My shoot with Derek was really good, I loved the different set-ups in the studio and the fact you could shoot outdoors in privacy, I found Derek to be very patient and considerate, All in all a lovely man who I hope to shoot with again. xxx
Had a really fabolous shoot with Derek yesterday.. the 3 hours was over before I knew it!!
Was real pleasure to actually work with someone with film camera for the first time in my career..was a great difference!!!
Such a lovely guy to work with and I hope we get to do more shoots in the future x
I was in my element when I arrived at Derek's farm today. Idyllic studio setting surrounded by stunning fields of horses, it was a perfect. The day went too fast, mainly because Derek is such fun and genuinely a pleasure to work with. We really did have a fabulous day enjoying a range of modelling styles. I wouldn't hesitate to work with Derek again, highly recommended, and thanks for a great day! :)
Had a shoot with Derek this week for the first time in years! We picked up where we left off, had great fun and got lots done! He's great to work with, and has a fab sense of humour. Derek is very organised and his communications before the shoot were fantastic! Highly recommended! x
Had a great shoot with Derek at his studio :D the time flew too quickly! It was great fun working togtether and hope to organise another shoot soon! Freindly, easy going professional, definately reccomended! :-)x Jen x
Derek is just awesome!!! Worked with him yesterday at his farm studio which was brilliant, and kept me nice and warm. Derek has got a great sense of humour which made time fly by, he's also really easy to chat with.
Derek put up with me arriving nearly an hour early and made me feel so comfortable and relaxed especially as I was a bit nervous of the whole shoot being in film :)
Overall a lovely bloke and a brilliant shoot!!
I will be back :)
I had a fantastic shoot today with Derek. He was a joy to work with. Very professional but knew when to have a laugh :) He has many ideas and lets you put your ideas forward as well. I think we made some brilliant images together and hopefully I will be able to work with Derek again soon :)
Worked with Derek for the first time last week. Great photographer! Friendly, good laugh and professional. Had a fun shoot with Derek, it was relaxed and he made me feel comfortable.
I would definitely recommend Derek to any other model! I can't wait to see the photos!
Hope to work with you again soon, thank you. Roxy Mendez X
Had a brilliant shoot today with mr Dirkells- as i like to call him now!!
His studio had a great range of scenes and we got through sooooo many films.
Dirkells gave fantastic direction and spoke me through new poses which i had not done before.
It was a really fun shoot and i laughed for the whole 3 hours!!
ooooh and i got hot chocolate on arrival!!
I would recommend any model to work with this talented gentleman! xx
Shot with Derek today as a last minute, and he was just fab, great laugh easy going shoot, very professional, laid back and down to earth, we had fun, hes a great guy to shoot for!! Hopefully see you again very soon... :)
Kindest regards Natalia xXx
Had a fantastic second shoot with Derek, was brill to have more time to spend with him this time and i loved his creative ideas. He's got a great sense of humour, takes amazing shots and in overall such a pleasure to work with. Highly recommended!
Had a great shoot with Derek on thursday! great fun and really enjoyed it! Was well looked after and very easy to work with, Highly recommended by me.
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Stats for Dirkus
United Kingdom, Wales, Flintshire, Broughton
3 Sep 2008
27 Oct 2016
Paid work or TFP/CD
My main business is running a DIY livery yard, my photography is hobbie come business, I enjoy living on the farm and old tractors which often get used in my photo work, my farm is my studio, and along with general glamour work I like to inject some humour into my shots and whilst shoots are work they should be fun too. I host North wales Autograss which is also great for photos and a lot of fun on a sunday.
Experience With over twenty years behind the camera, you've got to learn something, I've learnt that I don't like doing weddings. I've had some published success and cover all aspects of photography, but my main intrest is in glamour work.
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