Born and brought up in Glasgow, Scotland.
In his second year as a photographer, the BBC made a TV programme about him called ‘A Style Of One’s Own’.
He then became Artist in Residence at the Glasgow School of Art and in 1990 held a show representing Glasgow as part of its ‘City of Culture’ programme.
Soon after came his first Album Cover for a famous band followed by a series of portraits published in American Vogue.
Ian moved to London in 91 and continued his successful career shooting portraits of artists, celebrities and real people.
Four time nominee and recipient of an Honorable Mention in the world’s most prestigious International Photography Awards.
Known for his natural, no-gimmicks style, Ian’s images are authentic, honest and strikingly expressive.
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Portrait and Fashion Photographer London