Stephen S T Bradley

One of Ireland’s most experienced professional photographers, Belfast-born Stephen S T Bradley began his career as a news photographer covering major news events in Northern Ireland during The Troubles, when his work appeared on the covers of every national newspaper in UK, Europe and North America. 

Stephen has photographed campaigns for multinational advertising, corporate and editorial clients on both sides of the Atlantic, including Coca Cola, UPS, Georgia Power, Newsweek, LA Times, Washington Post, Stern, Der Spiegel, The Times and has his filmed documentary subject matter for BBC, RTE and ITV. 

Beginning fine art photography in 2015, Stephen’s images of skies over Ireland and the US are now in private collections in London England, Paris France, Munich Germany and Manhattan USA. 

Fans of Stephen’s fine art work include actors Emmanuelle Beart (Mission Impossible lead), Paris, and Michael Sheen, as well as Guillermo Solana, Artistic Director, Museo Thyssen-Bornemusza, Madrid and Alessia Glaviano, senior photo editor, Vogue Italia and L'Uomo Vogue.



Moscow Foto International Awards 2020: Silver

Prix De La Photographie Paris 2019: Silver

Northern Ireland News Photographer Of The Year (1981 and 1982)

World Press Photo 1981 Annual



Private collections in Manhattan, London, Paris and Munich.

Permanent collection: National Museums Northern Ireland (NMNI),

reportage photographs of Northern Ireland’s Civil War / The Troubles (acquired 2018)


Media Coverage: 

2018: The Independent

2018: Belfast Live

2016: Newstalk Radio Dublin (live studio interview)

2016: Fubiz, France

2015: Irish Times 



July 2020: PhotoPlace Gallery, USA: Landscape (group)

October 2018 -2019: The Troubles, NMNI / Ulster Museum (groupOctober 2016 – Jan 2017: Royal Ulster Academy Exhibition at Ulster Museum (group) October 2015: Queen’s Film Theatre (solo)

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