Elise Derwin is an award-winning photographer currently based in Lismore, Australia, who specialises in documentary and editorial photography. She has a Bachelor of Design (Photomedia) from the University of Western Sydney, Australia. She has extensive experience as a press photographer. Her images have featured in the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Guardian, The Australian, The Telegraph, Herald Sun and The NT News and numerous other publications.
Elise regularly travels throughout northern NSW and southern Queensland for her work. She has also worked extensively across Australia, particularly in the Northern Territory, and has undertaken several overseas assignments, including to the United States, East Timor and Indonesia.