Amelia Stein lives and works in Dublin. Over the past 25 years she has established herself as a singularly exacting photographer. Her area of expertise has been portraiture, working with actors, performers, playwrights, poets, musicians and artists on commissioned images. Amelia Stein became a full member of the Royal Hibernian Academy in 2004 – the first photographer ever to be elected. In 2006 she was elected a member of Aosdána.