Portrait of Deel, 2018 by Stef King

image of Portrait of Deel 2018 by Stef King

Artist's statement

Growing up in remote country towns, with nothing to do and nowhere to go, I would spend hours creating stories in my head of strong heroines saving the day and following their dreams. When Deel sat in front of my camera she exuded a sense of calm, strength and femininity – everything my heroines growing up would be. I have a passion for shooting strong, inspiring figures in my photography, to conceptualise and create images that celebrate who we are and the beauty that radiates from us all.