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Seamus Ryan

Portrait photographer and entrepreneur

Seamus Ryan’s unique portrait style has featured in countless advertising campaigns, editorial spreads and theatre posters over the last twenty years. He is also the founder and director of a number of innovative photographic enterprises.

His studio in Shoreditch, London is home to Sunday Shoots, a unique series of portraits which involve members of the public. In 2007 Seamus created Boothnation, a bespoke photo booth company designed to incorporate his signature beauty 
lighting and the very latest in technology and innovation.

Seamus also established Pop Up Shoots, which brings live photo-shoots to events and retail promotions. 
Recent clients include Louis Vuitton, Uniqlo, Selfridges, and the BAFTAs.

He has awards from the AoP and D&AD and has work included in the National 
Portrait Gallery's permanent collection.

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