Gary Sauer-Thompson  is an Adelaide -based photographer documenting the contemporary urbanscape and landscape. Favoring a blend of spontaneity and photographic deliberation Gary primarily  utilizes an array of traditional, film-based equipment to explore  the topographics of  his urban and seaside neighbourhood.

 Sauer-Thompson  originally trained as an economist, graduating with a M.Com  from the University of Canterbury, Christchurch,  New Zealand,  in 1969. In 1990, he graduated with a PhD [philosophy]  Flinders  University of South Australia. He  was inspired to think of doing photography after seeing the work produced by  artist and teacher Les Walkling in the late 1970s. This was  when Gary was studying photography at the Photographic Studies College in Melbourne.