Dean Raphael - Photographer & Film Maker


I believe in keeping life simple, taking things away instead of adding more. Finding happiness in what already exists. Simply being without trying to be - simply, authentic.

In saying that I am ambitious. Ambitious to continue to build a life where I am doing what I love. To live in a way driven by the hearts desires and to live a life and create art that inspires people to elevate themselves, to expand their horizons and to feel love.

I've fallen into the business of photography and film-making. It’s the celebration of life, happiness and humanity that inspires me to create.

From documenting small villages in rural India, yogis on tropical islands to celebratorious weddings in Australia - all of this is following my heart and allowing my heart to expand.

I consider my work a fine art, something that cannot be replicated, only shot differently through varying eyes and life experiences.

My weddings are based in Melbourne and Byron Bay, otherwise I’m living my life nomadically as I dedicate time to experience life of other cultures. Being on the road travelling and experiencing life in raw elements has so far been an incredible heart-opening experience. 

I’m already so grateful you are here, thank you for coming this far.

Below is where you will be able to contact me, I hope we can create something beautiful together.


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