Born and raised in and around the beautiful city of Brussels.  In 2006 I decided to take a big leap of faith, moved to the far west and settled in California.  I live with my husband in Los Angeles,  the most cosmopolitan city I have ever seen.

Award winning fine art and commercial portrait photographer.  

Member of PhotoPlus, American Photographic Artists Los Angeles (APA) and American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP).

All images on this website are registered with the Library of Congress for Copyright 2018 © Iris Debelder. No images can be used or re-used without the explicit right given by the photographer.


"Mrs Robinson" from the series "Photo Noir" and "The Girl with the hula hoop" from the Iphonography Collection selected by juror Jennifer Schlesinger  for "Black and White" exhibition at PhotoPlace Gallery in Middlebury, Vermont. Opening July 12 - August 12, 2017

"My place" from the series "Old Traditions" selected for  "Windows & Doors" exhibition at 1650 Gallery & Studio in Echo Park, Los Angeles, March 22 - April 22, 2017

Press release "The Eye of Photography"

Recipient of the 7th edition of the Julia Margaret Cameron Award - 2015 - For "Untitled" City Unseen

Juror Jill Greenberg

Image on view at the Biennial of Fine Art and Documentary Photography in Berlin, October 2016.

Photo Noir project part of Group Show  "Mixed - Nine Photographic Visions" at the Los Angeles Center of Photography in Hollywood, Los Angeles, March 18, 2016 - April 15, 2016.

Curated by Aline Smithson

MIXED exhibition pdf

Portrait "Veil" at LACP Group exhibition at DNJ Gallery (Bergamot Station) in Santa Monica, opening July 25, 2015 - August 29.

Press release:

Juried competition spring 2014: Honorable mention PWP International Women's Call for Entry - iphonography "The girl with the hula-hoop" - triptych 1

Juried competition 2013: Honorable mention AX3 American Aperture Awards for Documentary on Haiti

For photographic excellence in Santa Monica exhibitions in 2011 and 2012


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