Coronavirus victim Celebrity Photographer and Director Derek Blanks releases a very transparent Instagram video about his experience with COVID-19.
Derek Blanks is a talent, unlike others who share his craft. Respected media brands like CoverGirl, ESSENCE, BET Networks, and Sony Music Entertainment, to name a few, frequently seek him for iconic campaigns and cover shoots while celebrities’ request him exclusively for personal photo sessions including the Alter Ego, as made popular by NeNe Leakes of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Atlanta.
Though his client roster boasts some of the biggest names on the planet including Oscar Award-Winning Actors Mo’Nique, Viola Davis, Jennifer Hudson and Cuba Gooding Jr.; Olympian’s Gabby Douglas and Carmelita Jeter; Nicki Minaj, Wendy Williams, Steve Harvey, Janelle Monae, Chaka Khan, Kelly Rowland and Nick Cannon, Derek’s artistry is willingly available for anyone who desires to stand in front of his lens.
As a consummate visual artist, photographer, budding director and television personality with appearances on The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Don’t Be Tardy for The Wedding, The Insider, My Fair Wedding with David Tutera and more, Derek Blanks is the definition of a true renaissance man, a title sincerely earned as one of the hardest working, studied & disciplined photographers in the country.