About Kiran

Kiran Ridley


Kiran Ridley is an award winning photographer working out of the UK & Paris.

He has been a finalist in the Association of Photographers ‘Document’ Awards, Highly Commended in the Ian Parry Award and finalist for 'Young Photographer of the Year' in the 'Picture Editor’s Awards'.

He has also been nominated and finalist in two major international awards - The Observer Hodge Award, for his photographic essay on a hospital closure and The Tom Webster Award for his reportage on Hong Kong. Other awards include BBC Music Magazine Photo of the Year, CBAT award, as well as his work in the the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama's prospectus picking up the pretigous UK Silver Heiss Award.


His work in the arts is well documented. Kiran has worked with numerous world class companies and soloists, from Cirque du Soleil, to the WNO and RPO in theatres throughout the world, as well as numerous Album covers and editorials.

His editorial work has been published in The Sunday Times Magazine, The Times and The Financial Times, The Washington Post, The Independent on Saturday Magazine, The Independent, The Guardian Magazine, Observer and Guardian newspapers, and in the Economist Magazine. Based in London and Paris he can be contacted below.

E : mail@kiranridley.com

T : + 44 (0) 7971 287 183  /  Paris +33 (0) 1444 11456