Elise Derwin is a professional editorial and commercial photographer based in Darwin NT.
She began her career as an assistant to a Sydney based photographer who shot mostly music portraits for Rolling Stone and record companies. Wanting to prove that she could make a living from taking photos she moved to the Top End where the weather was warmer and within 6months of moving to Darwin she joined the News Limited’s NT News team early 2011 where she began her full time editorial career.
Elise also works for NOOK Events as a music photographer and covers the acts they bring to the Top End. Some of the acts include Gomez, Jeff Martin, Dappled Cities, The Presets and the Rubens.