Darrin Bates, a native of Atlanta, Georgia has always had a love for photography.  He begin by experimenting with various point-n-shoot digital cameras. He increased his knowledge of photography by taking pictures of friends and on family vacations.  His favorite photo shoots are of people including family portraits, engagement pictures and his favorite baby pictures.  He also enjoys taking pictures at museums, gardens, and of animals and insects.

He has recently ventured out into taking HDR photos and plans to continue this hobby in hopes of turning it into a career.  Darrin uses every opportunity to capture a new work of art to share with the world.