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 program at the art institute in Maracaibo,Venezuela. Also studying during this time at the University of Zulia in Social Communication, Professional work began soon after, opening a studio with an established photographer whom he had assisted.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 photography in fine art, displaying his work at many art expositions and working as director of photography on several independent films. Following a six month stay 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.
His unique vision and style has landed him covers and editorials in magazines such as Ocean
Drive, Chicago Social, City & Shore, Good House Keeping, People en Español and advertising and catalog clients like Elegant Baby, Sara Lee, Cigarette Racing Team, Lei Marco Italy, Astoria Couture and music celebrities. In 2004, he joined the ROCK Group Ad Agency, designing and establishing a full- featured 5000 sq. foot professional photography studio. Serving as both photographer and creative director as well as director on film and video shoots, he continued to develop and expand in the field of film making. In 2007 he moved for a time to Europe to further expand his creative skills working as both photographer and film director. Today he is based in Miami and continues to shoot both photography and direct videos around the world .