a New Yorker currently based in sunny san diego

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capturing those important moments ignited her photography career. her work is intimate yet minimal. she elevates the subject from a UNFILTERED perspective. 

her goal is to evoke emotion with every frame. when she is not capturing photos, you will find her in a climbing gym.

She began her photography career shooting portraits but has expanded to weddings and brands.

is forever a New Yorker but is currently based in the West Coast.
she began her photography career shooting portraits but has expanded to weddings and brands.
capturing those important moments ignited her photography career. her work is intimate yet minimal. she elevates the subject from a unfiltered perspective.
her goal is to evoke emotion with every frame. when she is not capturing photos, you will find her in a climbing gym. 

Now that you've gotten this far
I'm sure you're like "yea, yea but who the fuck is Darius"

Darius is Persian for possessing goodness. It's also my maiden name, a name my superhero was proud of.
That superhero is my dad.
He emulated what it meant to be RAW, CREATIVE, GENUINE AND GENEROUS with his love.

It felt fitting to name my artistry
by Darius

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currently in southern
california 

editorial and art-centric photographer with a Focus in weddings, advertising, campaigns, catalog and brand imagery.

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