Name: Darren Stones
Business Owner: Darren Stones Visual Communications
Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) – RMIT University (2015-2019)
  • Diploma of Community Services Work – Kangan Institute
  • Diploma of Community Development – Kangan Institute
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment – Moreland Adult Education
  • Certificate IV in Small Business Management – Kangan Institute
  • Mental Health Skill Set Units – ReGen UnitingCare
  • Diploma in Professional Freelance Journalism – Australian College of Journalism
  • Diploma in Public Relations, Promotions and Marketing – Australian College
  • Diploma in Freelance Photography – Cengage Education
  • Diploma in Freelance Travel Writing and Photography – Cengage Education

Darren Stones Visual Communications

Improving Your Image
My purpose is to provide photography, journalism, writing, education, communication services and products to clients in the photographic, media, publishing, finance, local government, business, community, health, education and recreation sectors.


  • Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)

About Darren Stones:
A multi award-winning Australian photographer who specialises in Australian themes. Portfolio of photography and writing features Australian locations, towns, regions, events, festivals, organisations, groups, causes and people.

  • Supply high quality digital photographs for products and publishing
  • Supply quality photographic merchandise
  • Provide photography tuition that inspires people to create better photographs

Photographic Products and Services

  • License use of digital photographs
  • Sell framed prints, canvas prints, mounted prints, matted prints, photographic prints
  • Sell calendars, posters, greeting cards and postcards
  • Develop and facilitate photography workshop learning experiences

Product and Marketing Services For Businesses and Organisations

  • Develop and supply framed prints, canvas prints, matted prints, mounted prints, photographic prints, posters, calendars, greeting cards, postcards

  • Joined: March 2007


Louie Schwartzberg: A visual genius of our time

Louie Schwartzberg is one of the visual geniuses of our time. His mastery in creating time-lapse imagery provides us with the opportunity to experience nature in a way we would not normally see. / Schwartzberg says that “we are surrounded by things we can’t see.” He makes the “invisible visible.” / Enjoy. /…
Posted over 5 years – 2 comments

Special Presentation: Landscape Photography - Research, Plan, Accomplish

Join Darren Stones at the Essendon Camera Club to be part of an interactive discussion about how you can improve your landscape photography. Darren will guide guests through a process in how to research, plan and accomplish a series of photographs with the purpose of sharing them in various ways. / Darren will discuss how choosing a favourite landscape location can accelerate the learning process…
Posted over 6 years – Leave a comment

So you think you can dance?

Great to see the fine art of dance alive and well. Enjoy. :) / [Video]
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Why am I creating photographs pre sunrise at Bells Beach?

It’s an eerie yet exciting time of the day to find oneself standing on Bells Beach before sunrise. An early morning start – and by early I mean getting out of bed at 2.50am – can certainly stir the creative juices, whilst having at the forefront of the mind the need for thinking clearly about the image making process. / Motivating force / Wanting to make new photographs can be a…
Posted over 6 years – 6 comments
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