Derek Bratton was born in Roseburg Oregon on September 23, 1980. As a kid he moved up and down the west coast including Alaska. He finally ended up in Palm Desert, CA where he graduated from high school in 1999.
Right after high school he joined the Navy as an aviation ordnanceman (AO). He has been around the world four times and lived in Italy for two years where his son Carson was born in 2005. Five years later he had his second child Madelynn who was born in Portsmouth, VA.
Derek now lives in Fallon, NV and plans to finish his career in San Diego, CA than return to his hometown where his family resides.
Derek loves photography, where he takes his images and edits them to express his imagination.