Ian Gavan is a London based photographer working predominantly in Fashion and Portraiture.
With a formal training to degree level in Photography in both the UK and the USA, 20 years in the industry, shooting photographs in over 50 countries Ian wields a considerable wealth of photographic knowledge, experience and people skills.
Known for an encyclopaedic knowledge of creative lighting and a fastidious approach to colour and tonality Ian’s work is clearly created with a passion and flare, painting his subjects in the best light.
Publications who have featured his work include The Guardian, Tempus Magazine, The Times, The Financial Times, Time Out, The Independent and The Evening Standard.
Brands he has worked with include English National Ballet, Rolls Royce, DeBeers, MTV, Disney, British Airways and Jeager LeCoultre.
Editorial's Ian's work has been published in, The Guardian, Tempus Magazine, The Financial Times, Time Out, The Independent & The Evening Standard.
Commercial Clients include; Rolls Royce, DE BEERS Jewellery, English National Ballet, British Airways & Jeager LeCoultre
Earlier this year (2021), I had the opportunity to backpack a whole month through one of the most magical places of our planet: SINAI !! Now finally on my blog and website. Magazines out there, if you are looking for a story about SUSTAINABLE TOURISM, please reach out to me. Photos and text available. During […]
In May this year Ben was commissioned by South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust to shoot the project “Covid 19 - Life Through a Lens to celebrate the compassion, dedication and determination shown by their staff and volunteers throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. It reflects the diverse range of staff working on the frontline and behind […]
"Henri Cartier-Bresson To me, in a fraction of a second, photography is the simultaneous recognition of the significance of an event. WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE ROLE OF THE SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHER? We are here to document a certain performance in time. There is not necessarily a medal at the end of the shoot, but […]
What is a License and who owns it As a photographer, you own the rights to all the work you create, your images. For every photographic commission, there should always be a license agreed for specific usage rights and for how long these images can be used for before you even start shooting. This agreement […]
Once bastions of gentility and the preserve of toffs, events of the English summer season Like Epsom, Royal Ascot, Cartier Polo and the Henley Royal Regatta are for a free-for-all, rewriting the rules of society What made you push the shutter button to capture this image? It had been quite a chaotic day photographing at […]
We're super excited to introduce you to our new web site and introduce you to the amazingly talented roster of International Professional Photographers & Videographers here at Global Assignments agency. We are very aware that as Covid-19 has seen unprecedented changes to our industry and the way that we work. Our aim is to bring […]