Darren Tieste grew up with photographer parents, so his career in photography started from a young age, working in his parents Studio/Lab in school holidays and on weekends. After studying photography, Darren's first professional job was at the age of 20 for Dolly Magazine and has since never looked back.

With over 19 years of shooting experience, Darren's career has taken him all over the world – the USA, Middle East, Asia and Australia - with a highly diverse client base. Darren's advertising clients include Paul Mitchell, Diet Coke, Colgate Optic White, Milani Cosmetics, Lacoste, Napoleon Perdis Cosmetics, Belvedere Vodka, Shangri La Hotels, Samsung, Nokia and Penshoppe.

Darren has shot for most publications - Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, Prestige, Remix, Premier and Cleo to name a few.

Darren also published his first book called "The Beauty Book for Brain Cancer - Edition1" in November 2011 and in December 2015, Darren published Edition 2, "The Beauty Book for Brain Cancer” with all the money raised from sales donated to two charities. For more details go to www.thebeautybook.org