Derek Shanks is a 38 year old Halifax based black & white street and documentary photographer. His landscape portfolio also spans from many years living in Toronto, Ontario and Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Derek spent a number of years capturing intriguing long exposure monochrome landscapes, recent years have been heavily engaged in capturing his version of the stories he witnessed on the streets of Toronto.
Black & white is a rewarding challenge for him, while always secretly admiring colour, he always appreciates realizing the monochrome vision he had while standing amidst the scene he captured. He shall remain dedicated to his black & white imagery for whatever luckily remains of his shooting career.