Born in 1973 in San Antonio,Texas. Douglas grew up between the United States and Venezuela. This cultural dichotomy allowed him to develop a rare appreciation, understanding and adaptability to the world around him. His photography career began at the age of 18, when he enrolled in a photography art institute.
Professional work began soon after, opening a studio with an established photographer whom he had started out assisting. The next couple of years allowed him to sharpen his professional skills and establish a wide range of clients, including international oil companies, fashion designers, magazines and political campaigns. He also explored fine art photography, displaying his work at many art shows and working as director of photography on several independent films. Following a stint in Europe, he moved back to the US in 1996 and established himself in Miami to focus on a career in fashion and advertising photography.
“I’ve always worked on make the lighting magical for each subject, once the light is perfect, then I can begin to work on bringing the magic out of the subject.”
His unique vision and style has landed him covers and editorials in magazines such as Ocean Drive, Chicago Social, City & Shore, People and People en Español. Advertising clients such as Cigarette Racing Team, Discovery Channel, Gillette, Sony, Zumba, among others. Serving as both photographer and creative director as well as director on films and video shoots, he continues to develop and expand in the in both photography and filmmaking. Today he is working freelance between Europe and the United States.