b.1990. Steph Doran is a photographer and visual communicator. After graduating from Photography Studies College with an Advanced Diploma of Photography (2012), Steph was awarded the Emerging Photographer mentorship at Blue Tree Studios, which enabled her to kickstart her career in the fashion industry. 

She worked as a freelance photographer in Melbourne for five years before moving to Osaka, Japan in 2017 to expand her practice. She returned to Photography Studies College in 2020 to complete her Bachelor of Photography. Her commercial work has been featured in print and online publications, both locally and internationally. 

[E] steph.e.doran@gmail.com

CLIENTS (Selected)

Australian Consulate-General Osaka
Abercrombie & Kent
BMW Waverley
Box Magazine
Cosmopolitan HK
DPI Magazine
Elegant Magazine
HUF Magazine
MacDon Australia
M&Y Wedding & Event Services
Nimude Denim
Pivot Point International
Reson8 Clothing
Shinjoson Town (Okayama)
Solstice Magazine UK
Strange Beauty Magazine US
Upper Volta
Zwift Australia
50 Lux Magazine


Creativity & Great Potential in Photography, Photography Studies College, 2013

Finalist, Montsalvat Nillumbik Prize, 2012.

2 x Silver Award Winner (Illustrative Category), Australian Institute of Professional Photography, 2012.

Principal's Yearly Acquisition (Art And Photography), St Helena Secondary College, 2009.

Dux of Visual Arts (Photography), St Helena Secondary College, 2008.

Art Student of the Year (Studio Arts: Photography), St Helena Secondary College, 2008.

Year 12 Excellence Award (Studio Arts, Photography), St Helena Secondary College, 2008.


Divergent Narratives. Wolfhound Gallery, 2021.

Exhibitionism. The Gallery at Library at the Dock, 2019.

Raw Awakening. Melbourne Pavillion, 2014.

The Gender Agenda. Queen Victoria Women's Centre, 2013.

Kodak Salon. Centre For Contemporary Photography, 2012.

AIPP APPA Awards. Melbourne Convention Centre, 2012.

Nillumbik Prize. Montsalvat, Eltham, 2012.

PSC Summer Exhibition. Photography Studies College, 2011-13.

PSC Winter Exhibition. Photography Studies College, 2010-12.

Art And Technology Exhibition. St Helena Secondary College, 2003-8.

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