Award winning London portrait photographer Ian Phillips-McLaren shoots portraits for magazines, advertising agencies, FTSE 100 clients and leading brands in the UK and worldwide.
MA Fine Art, Cambridge School of Art, Cambridge.
Ian Phillips McLaren is a London portrait photographer, he was born and brought up in Glasgow, Scotland.
He began photography in 1985, buying a second hand camera to embark on a photography course. He shared studio space in the Glasgow artists’ cooperative, WASPS and his career began.
In 1989 he was the subject of a BBC TV film ’A style of one’s own’ and shortly after became Artist in Residence at the Glasgow School of Art, teaching photography and darkroom techniques. In 1990 he exhibited his art and life in Glasgow as part of the City of Culture. In the early 1990’s McLaren produced his first album cover, followed by a series of portraits for American Vogue
portrait photography in London by portrait photographer Ian Phillips-McLaren