Steve Lovegrove was born in Adelaide, South Australia in 1960. He works with photography, digital, film and alternative photographic processes. Lovegrove completed a Certificate in Photography at Elizabeth Community College, South Australia in 1977 and a further Diploma of Photo Imaging with the Tasmanian Polytechnic in 2012. He has received multiple awards from the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP). He has also served on state council for the AIPP and and national board of ACMP (Australian Commercial and Media Photographers).
Lovegrove has had solo shows in Hobart at the Tasmanian Botanic Gardens and the Forestry Tasmania gallery, and participated in group shows at Photo Access, Canberra, Mawsons Pavilion, Hobart and the Clarence Open Art Exhibition. He has been accepted into the University of Northern Colorado's Wet Plate Collodion Juried Show, the New Orleans Photo Alliance satellite exhibition, The Perpetual Instant, at the Zeitgeist Multidisciplinary Arts Center,Group show-Australian Artists in Milan 2015 presented by ArtMeet Gallery, RevelaT Wet Plate show, Barcelona, finalist and exhibited in the Head On Mobile exhibition, Sydney, 2015
Lovegrove is an AIPP Licentiate,Master of Photography(APP.L, M.Photog). He lives and works in Hobart, Tasmania.