Stephen Lewis creates immaculate, inventive, and technically brilliant photographs. Best known for his still life and studio photography, he has an ability to pare down objects to their essential qualities, describing their textures, luminosity, and plasticity in a unique series of images. Highly knowledgeable about the historical conventions of painting that define the genre of still life, in his work, Lewis matches his understanding of this aesthetic with technical experimentation and refinement.
Lewis is a regular contributor to The New York Times Magazine, Vogue, Kilimanjaro, W, GQ,Departures, Elle Décor, Real Simple, O, and Martha Stewart Living. He has also created stunning advertising campaigns for Nike, Intel, IBM, Salvatore Ferragamo,Tiffany & Co., Louis Vuitton, David Yurman, Coach, Ralph Lauren fragrance, and Nokia. Lewis has won a number of awards and acknowledgements for his contribution to photography including the Eisenstadt Award in 1998. He is currently working on a series that is taking him to sites of significant scientific history around the world.