Expert Profiles

Mike Betts

Photographer, teacher and co-founder of Photocrowd

Mike worked as a photographer for over a decade, initially focused on architecture, and then branching into studio and location photography. He’s shot work for clients including O2, Conde Nast, Bullring and the Royal Albert Hall, and it was a series of Mike’s images that featured on the front covers of the London 2012 bid submissions. He’s also a long-time contributor to stock library Getty Images.

After leaving London for Oxford, and a life of quiet reflection, Mike started teaching a photography class at the Ashmolean Museum in 2010. And when enough of his ex-students complained that they missed their weekly assignments, he had an idea and called Liam, his friend and fellow photographer, and Photocrowd was born.

Image © Mike Betts