An experienced, highly motivated individual with a military background prior to turning to full time photography. Very used to working to strict deadlines while still producing extremely high quality work for my clients. Published internationally and still regularly employed by several charities for regular work that has involved heads of state and royalty which has stemmed from proving to be trustworthy, courteous and very focused on any task I am handed.

Work History

Work History
2013 - 2016

Freelance Photographer

Darren Kamara Photography

Freelance photographer employed to cover events, weddings and portfolio shoots. Producing pictures for articles in national press and magazines, promotional launches for military charities and annual dinners and conventions. Also studio work to produce headshots as well as family portraits and model portfolios.

2006 - 2013

UK Armed Forces

Royal Air Force Regiment Gunner

Professional soldier/infantryman responsible for safety and security of UK air assets domestically and in theatre. Second in charge of fire team in charge of ensuring kit and equipment for all men was maintained and ready to go as quick response unit and also as Medical Emergency Response Team to retrieve personnel injured in the field and still under fire. I achieved the rank of Lance Corporal and was on my promotion course to full Corporal only to lose out due to injury

1999 - 2006

Disc Jockey

Working in various bars and nightclubs as a full time professional DJ providing music and entertainment in Mallorca. Responsible for producing playlists 7 nights a week. Maintaining sound and lighting systems along with the DJ equipment and PC used for storing sound files and running light shows


2014 - 2015

Photography diploma

Online photography diploma

1992 - 1994


St Bedes RC Comprehensive


English Language

English Literature


Religious Education



Physical Education



Microsoft Word and Excel

More than ten years experience using these programs for myself and others in various roles from admin to producing invoices


Two years experience using Lightroom for batch editing photos

Adobe Photoshop CC

9 years experience using Photoshop to edit photos and produce graphic designs for greeting cards, menus and magazine layouts