Framing My Shortlisted Entries for the 2023 Scottish Portrait Awards

Today my participation in  the 2023 Scottish Portrait Portrait Awards became real with the framing of my two shortlisted entries into the exhibition. I spent the morning in my studio prepping and framing both pieces and very pleased with the results. Signed, stamped and numbered on verso, these are two images I’m very proud to have on view as the exhibition …

Garth Ivan Shortlisted for the 2023 Scottish Portrait Awards

They tell me that legendary photographer Albert Watson will have reviewed my work, and that alone is enough to be quite overwhelming. They also say that submissions to the Photography category were up 80% over last year and competition was steep… so to be shortlisted to the exhibition with not one, but two portraits is both very unexpected and very …

New Campaign for Graphenstone Paints

I was delighted when Graphenstone approached me to work on a print and digital campaign for their line of eco-friendly paints. It was a win-win-win as not only did I photograph the campaign, but my agency withHeart was responsible for the design and finishing of the final ads…  “The team liked the imagery and the colours and felt the creative …

The Deborah Murdoch Jewellery Winter ’22 Campaign

The Deborah Murdoch Jewellery Winter ’22 Campaign: Shot in the hills of Scotland with reverence for the handmade and simple moments – there’s a genuine emotional connection in this piece I just love… CLIENT: @deborahmurdochCINEMATOGRAPHY: Garth IvanPOST PRODUCTION: withHeartREP FOR GARTH: W Management

Panther M*lk

Slange! Recent work from my drinks portfolio, featuring this lovely little collaboration with Panther M*lk x Simone Heineck and withHeart Studio… CLIENT: Panthermilk | @Panther_Milk_PHOTOGRAPHER: GarthIvan | @garthivanSTYLING & ART DIRECTION: Simone Heineck | @simonehhhhREPRESENTING GARTH: Agency withHeart | @agencywithheartSTUDIO: Studio WithHeart | @agencywithheart

Recent work at W

Some recent fashion / ed work from my return to Shoreditch and the W studios. Represented by W ManagementContact for bookings

W London Represents GarthIvan

I’m over the moon to announce I am now represented by W Management London. Trusted by clients like Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs, Urban Outfitters, Adidas, Charlotte Tilbury and hundreds more, W’s elite roster of models, photographers, makeup artists and stylists are a wealth of talent that I’m honoured to be a part of.

Flowerbloom: A Deborah Murdoch  x  GarthIvan Collab for

‘Flowerbloom’ is a Unique Collection of Photographs in highly limited multiples that Scottish Jewellery Artist Deborah Murdoch and Award Winning Fine Art Photographer GarthIvan have collaborated on to create a unique vision. Drawing on a rich tapestry of inspiration – from ikebana, to frozen Scottish landscapes. Flowerbloom merges the sublime and the grotesque to create images of beauty filled with …

NEW WORK: GarthIvan x W Model Management

Back from a glorious day in London for a great shoot with W. Their talent is fire and absolutely loved the results. Many thanks to a wonderful team! PHOTO @garthivanAGENCY @w_modelmgmtMUA for Mia & Maggie @ginaparr_makeup London #fashioneditorial #modelshoot #photoshoot #modelagency #editorial #londonfashion

Prints Now Available Online

I have finally launched a prints page on my site where anyone interested can purchase one-offs and highly limited editions directly. Just a few up at the moment, but will be adding to this occasionally…