Steve Best is a wonderfully creative photographer. Whatever his subject he has an astonishing ability to take images with a sensitivity, realism and joy. 

Steve has photographed over 1000 comedians for two photography books: Comedy Snapshot, published by Articul8 Publishing, April 2014 and Joker Face published by Unbound and Penguin Random House, September 2017 

Steve has taken head shots and live action shots for many comedians and authors for their PR, brochure, live shows and books including David Baddiel, Tim Key, Alan Davies and Mark Billingham.

He has toured his fine art exhibition Clicking Comedians all over the UK following a month at the prestigious Stills Gallery, Edinburgh during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The exhibition then went back to the Edinburgh Festival to the Pleasance.

His new exhibition, Comedians: Back to Front is now in London at the Observatory Photography Gallery until the end of 2020




He is currently working on his third book, Comedians Back to Front with the fabulous designer Herman Lelie


Three of Steve's photographs were chosen for the Saatchi Gallery on screen. One of his photographs was shortlisted for the RA Summer exhibition 2020.

Steve gives his time and expertise as the photographer for the charity Downright Excellent


Steve has taken photographs for many celebrities, comedians and actors. He has photographed numerous weddings, private functions and parties as well as many corporate functions.




© 2014 by Steve Best