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Dean West: Painting with a Camera Lens

Dean West’s First Love

     Dean West graced this world with his presence in a small rural town in Australia in 1983. While most high school students will refer to a girl or guy as their first love, Dean West’s first love was photography which he found in his high school darkroom. This love continued on past his high school years and proceeded him studying art at Queensland College of Art, Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia.

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Dean West - In Pieces series

Images That Look like Oil Paintings by One of the World’s Best-Emerging Photographers

In these first years his ability to capture images in a surreal painting-like backdrop won the attention of many photographic awards and captured the world’s attention; he has been recognized as the top 100 emerging photographers at Cannes. Dean West spent three years globetrotting exhibiting his work at some of the most prestigious art fairs. West’s partnership with another photographer further catapulted him into the world of high-end photography and further worldwide recognition.

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Dean West - Palm Springs III, 2018

Digital Photography That Arouses Curiosity

Today, West’s contemporary portraiture is absolutely thrilling, it creates a profound curiosity combined with thought-provoking emotions of delight, astonishment and pure admiration. Dean has designed all of his images in this way in order to arouse one’s curiosity, in turn, he sets out to show aspiring photographers and admirers alike his digital photography process. His multi-layered images help observers to analyze his collaged objects which incorporate perfection in his ability to catch his models in mid-air.

If images were meant to capture our attention, then Mr. West you do so in an absolutely breathtaking manner!

Dean West is certainly deserving of his many titles, if the devil is in the detail, then West has most certainly caught him red handed. Inspiring millions to push the boundaries of the digital world and become true artists.

All images copyright of Dean West.

You can view more work by Dean West his Website and Instagram.

Article written by Angelina Angileri

 

 

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Dean West - In Pieces series, minus37

Dean West - In Pieces series, minus37

Dean West - In Pieces series, minus37

Dean West - In Pieces series, minus37

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Dean West - Fabriate series, minus37

Dean West - Fabriate series, minus37

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