Michael Ian has been a professional photographer for more than 30 years. Based in New York City, Mr. Ian specializes in corporate portraiture, special events, and creative and personal portraits, capturing a wide range of celebrities, business leaders and senior elected officials.
His clients have ranged from the Dalai Lama to the past four Presidents of the United States, from Prime Ministers to Hollywood luminaries, all agree that Mr. Ian’s diplomacy and professional demeanor made them relaxed and allowed him to reveal their true personality.
Mr. Ian has perfected the art of efficiently setting up the key shot that busy leaders and executives need but are often too busy to set aside the time. He always minimizes the time needed for the shoot while maximizing the visual impact of his subjects.
“Photography has led me from modest beginnings to meeting some of the most important figures in the world,” says Mr. Ian in reflecting on the impact that photography has had on his life.