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Derek Heisler is a seasoned conceptual photographer and director who has contributed to National Geographic, Sports Illustrated, NASA, and TED. A native of Calgary, but travels great distances for great conversation. Find him at @derekheisler &
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Published February 25th, 2013 presents Chantel Rae.

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Published May 11th, 2012

"What often remains in life is the influence of those who are closest to us, far after they have shaped or molded our lives. Without sometimes recognizing the early imprints through the formative years, we later see the resemblance of those teachers or mentors. Family is our first source of teaching and they readily say, blood is thicker than water. I would agree. My father is my greatest influence in life and rightly so. From before I knew it, his story has passed along to me. It only seems natural to follow in his wisdom and guidance, not only in the interior life, but as well as on the road. This is my father. I am one of his sons. Two men. Two motorcycles. Two stories. One generation apart." - David "The Kid" Brunning

Don "The Rev" Brunning, age at shoot: 59, riding: 2006 Harley Davidson Softail Heritage Classic or commonly known as FLHTC 88 Cubic Inch. Customized by Vance & Hines pipes, stage 1 kit, 14" ape hangers, heat wrapped pipes

David "The Kid" Brunning, age at shoot: 32, ...

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Client: Michelle Whidden

Published May 2nd, 2012

Portrait session with Michelle Whidden. The images will be used on her training website and personal portfolio.

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Dominican Work

Published March 8th, 2012

All photos photographed in the Dominican Republic

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Fit is Fit

Published March 7th, 2012

Photography, direction, edit: Derek Heisler

Model: Andrew Bambury

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