About Stephanie

Hi, I'm Stephanie

I’m a Graphic, Web and Print Designer with over fifteen years of experience in book and magazine layout and editing, and a decade of experience working in WordPress.  I’ve worked regularly for seven years with the US Department of State to produce more than 300 issues of a weekly newsletter serving thousands of employees.  Prior to that, I worked as a prepress manager, responsible for thousands of dollars of print and brand collateral for my clientele.  I consistently produce the highest level of professional and creative work, always on time and under budget. 


Professional Biography


Stephanie Millner, M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr., CPP is an internationally award-winning photographer residing in Tirana, Albania.  She has over 15 years of experience crafting photographs of wonderful clients in amazing destinations.  She has worked worldwide: throughout the United States, Canada, Japan, Italy, and Chile.  Through her work with several embassies, her client list includes Ambassadors and foreign Heads of State, Secretary John Kerry, Secretary Hillary Clinton, Second Ladies Karen Pence and Dr. Jill Biden, and (then-Vice) President Biden.

Stephanie’s studio specializes in fine-art studio portraiture of people and their pets, for which she has earned much acclaim, including publication in Reader’s Digest: PhotoYou Asia and Professional Photographer, as well as numerous international awards.  She is often a guest-speaker for photography and graphic design organizations.

In her free time, she enjoys fine-art photography, traveling, and working with animals.  She lives in Tirana with her husband, Dave, their daughter ,”JEM”, Luna (a beautiful White Swiss Shepherd) and Mr. Dracula (their enormous catbeast.)

Awards & Degrees

  • Master Artist Degree – PPA (2021)

  • Imaging Excellence Award – PPA (2020)

  • Master of Photography Degree – PPA (2012)

  • Photographic Craftsman Degree – PPA (2011)

  • American Society of Photographers District Medallion (2013)

  • Diamond Photographer of the Year Medal (2010)

  • Photographer of the Year Medal (2010, ’11, ’13, ’14, ’16, ’17, ’18[x2], ’19, ’20)

  • Elite Plus Member, Professional Photographers of America (PPA) – 2019

  • Elite Member, Professional Photographers of America (PPA) – 2017, 2018. Member 10+ years

  • Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) – Portrait Endorsement (2008)