Kiran Ridley

Country: France 🇫🇷

Kiran is an award winning photographer working throughout Europe and Asia, concentrating on social political topics and the human experience.

After picking up a camera for the first time at the age of 16, he was enthralled at the ability to capture and bear witness to history in the making. Fascinated by people and naturally curious by the human condition, Kiran is passionate in documenting ongoing situations throughout the world, capturing the human dynamic, trying to seize the unexpected in a succession of unique moments that we create, whether in our hopes and dreams, or our anger.

Now, his work is published throughout the world including The Sunday Times Magazine, The Times and The Financial Times, The LA Times, The Washington Post, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Le Figaro, Le Point, Welt, El Pais, Forbes, Observer and Guardian newspapers, Time, Spiegel, Economist Magazine, GQ and Conde Nast amongst many others.

Kiran has been recognised for his work in several international awards including the Kolga Tbilisi Award for Reportage, TAPSA Award, ND Awards, 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 and The Tom Webster Award.

Based in Paris, his work is distributed with leading photographic agencies Getty Images (Europe) and Polaris Images in the United States.