Norhumbrian born fine art portrait photographer, Ian Atkinson has photographed extensively all over the world, specialising in portrait and lifestyle photography. He has exhibited throughout the world and been selected for such prestigious awards as the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize and Les Rencontres d'Arles photo expo as part of the Gallery Huit salon prize. Ian is an international award-winning photographer whose work was recently on display at the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) as part of the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2013. Images by the top 60 photographers in the competition were exhibited at the NPG from November 2013 to February 2014 and Ian was one of the selected sixty. There were 5,410 entries this year. The exhibition is currently on display at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh.