Steve Best

A graduate of: Emory & Henry College with a BA, Randolph Technical Institute with a AS in Photography, and Georgia State University with an MBA. My career started at Hinkle Photographics in Chattanooga 1978 then as studio manager/VP Photography at 3 Score in Atlanta 1982. 3 Score began my work in catalog photography. I left 3 Score in 1997 for California at Robinsons May / Meier & Frank Department Stores which eventually became part of Macy’s as Senior Manager Imaging Operations. In 2005 I started with Ambrosi/Schawk as Photography Manager that brought me back to Atlanta. In 2009 I became CEO/Executive Director of American Photographic Artists (APA). In 2014 I began as Photography Manager Creative with The Home Depot and then in 2018 began in Customer Service with KEH Camera. Throughout this career path I was an active member of Professional Photographers of America serving in various volunteer positions and then elected to the PPA Board of Directors in 1994. Served as President in 2003 and Chairman of the Board in 2004.

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Partnership Aligns on Both Companies’ Circularity and Sustainability Passion
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ATLANTA, GA – April 15, 2024 — KEH, North America’s premier purchaser and reseller of pre-owned camera gear, today announced the launch of its ‘Better Than New’ campaign to promote the benefits photographers receive when utilizing pre-owned instead of purchasing new. With KEH’s long history and foundational services built on buying, selling, and trading, customers receive budget-friendly, sustainable, and trustworthy equipment. 
April 15, 2024
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Here’s your insider look into KEH Camera and the KEH team. Check out #KEHSpotlight each month where we’ll showcase team members. This month we interviewed Customer Service Representative, Steve Best. For 40 years I have been married to my bride and mostly watched her raise our two kids. She has been my foundation and the
February 25, 2019