Bio-Scott Josua Dere has been using a camera since he was 5 years old. At just 13 years old, Scott landed his first photography job as a photography assistant for a local studio. For the next 17 years, Scott worked with several Professional Studios and found different techniques along the way. During this time Scott attended college at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan and received a BFA in the Fine Art of Photography May 2001. And in 2015 he was given a Master of Photographers of America (PPA). Scott currently has his own successful professional photography studio in NY and is the current president of the Professional Photographers of Greater New York (PPGNY).
In the last 20 years, Scott Joshua Dere has had the opportunity to photograph many celebrities including Phil Collins, Ellen Barkin and Alex Rodriquez as well as photographing along side some of the industries best Photographers. Scott has been seen side by side capturing a wedding with Canon's Explorer of Light, Charles Glatzer in Minnesota and Alaska, He has also worked with some of Nikon's greatest talents such as Thomas Mangelsen and Moose Peterson in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. Locally, Scott has worked for Canon in Lake Sucess, NY and still uses their best equipment to date. For the last 10 years, Scott has produced many published works for his project "The Elements of Nature" travelling in between weekend events and work all season long to create some of the most amazing nature images today.