Stephen Best

photography and...

Art

10thandA

A small sample of my history. In reality i could fill hundreds of pages with black & white and colour work ranging from the mid seventies to current practice. It is a collection i love dearly and i am constantly referring to this enormous archive. My goal with this section is to expand it greatly to give the viewer an understanding of the depth of my image making practice.

View Gallery >>
barossa

These images are essentially the practice of extending ones photographic skills, beyond the basic level, through self-expression and experimentation. Most people just want to take a balanced, colourful and sharp picture. They are happy to use their camera's to make records of their family milestones, holidays and personal achievements. These images strive to develop a deeper, more intense relationship with the media of photography.

View Gallery >>
best s 5

In my most recent work I have been investigating the intersection of realities. Now, in following this project I will further interrogate the relationships between virtual reality/reality, and what makes compelling viewing to contemporary audiences.

View Gallery >>
adelaidewestdonaldbradmandveG

Lost amongst the crucifixes of surrounding Stobie poles, rooted incongruously in its location, the Church of Christ - Croydon 2006 typifies the focus of the series City of Churches.

View Gallery >>
kelly1

It is with the gaze from Ned Kelly's helmet that I began to look at his landscape. A narrow slit - his self imposed panavision. This vision is then immersed & melded with the perspective of an aboriginal dreamscape - most specifically from the Yarralin Tribe - from far north -western Australia.

View Gallery >>
HODSQaftamtbtostrath

A more detailed synopsis of this series will be updated shortly.

View Gallery >>