Born and raised in Brookline, MA, Stephen is a professional freelance photographer specializing in emergency services and breaking news events. His passion for public safety has a long history in his family beginning with his great grandfather who was a Boston Police Officer. Stephen's great uncle served as the Chief of the Dedham, MA Fire Department as well as a term as President of the Massachusetts Association of Fire Chiefs. His father, the late Joseph F. Walsh II, served as a Firefighter in the Town of Brookline, MA from 1966-2002.
Stephen has over 28 years of experience in the field and currently serves as the President of the International Fire Photographers Association. He is also a member of the National Press Photographers Association, Boston Sparks Association, Boston Fire Museum and the Box 52 Association. His work has appeared in several newspapers such as the Boston Globe, Boston Herald, Fire News, 1st Responder Newspaper as well as various publications and websites.
He still resides in his hometown of Brookline, MA
Documentary, Nature, Sports, Disaster Coverage, Spot News, Still Photography