"Ian West is a professional photographer and music video director based in the North East of England. 

His work is stylish, simple and contemporary portrait photography, capturing the essence of unique personality within the subject, and the environment in which they are photographed. With a certain cinematic edge.

His work has been published in every major music magazine including:

ROLLING STONE, NME, MOJO, UNCUT, CLASH MUSIC, THE FLY, ROCK SOUND and Q. It has also been featured in THE NEWS OF THE WORLD SCOTLAND, THE GUARDIAN and THE SUNDAY TIMES, as well as regular cover and feature contributions to local publication NARC.

Up to now he has produced music videos for a range of artists including:

BADLY DRAWN BOY, THE FUTUREHEADS, HYDE & BEAST, DEVIN & NADINE SHAH...

He is available to produce images and video both studio based or on location in the UK or worldwide."