Mark Esper


  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsPhotographer - Cinematographer - Writer
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About me

When I'm not chasing the next shot, watching films, going to gigs, or scouring galleries for inspiration I can usually be found somewhere loudly bashing keystrokes into sentences. In addition to this, I occasionally get to travel to different countries, whilst working as a contributor to New York based photo agency Polaris Images. To date, I've had the good fortune to have my work published in National Geographic Traveller, Rolling Stone, Der Spiegel and The Guardian amongst others. Exhibition-wise my work has been shown in the UK, USA and France. If you would be interested in seeing a larger portfolio of my work please visit my site at or drop me a message here on the dots. Thanks for stopping by. Mark.


  • Fashion
  • Advertising
  • Events
  • Film
  • TV
  • Writing
  • Photojournalism
  • Design
  • Photoshop
  • Studio Photography
  • Portrait Photography
  • Filmmaking
  • Portraits

Work history


Director & Photographer

Esper Photography

Mar 2006
  • London-based Photojournalist working in the UK and abroad. Other work includes Documentary, Music, Fashion and Extreme Sports photography. Regular contributor to Polaris Images in New York. Recent work published in the following magazines and publications: Der Spiegel, Die Welt, The Guardian, New Statesman, Rolling Stone Magazine (United States, Germany, Australia, Mexico), National Geographic Traveller Magazine (Poland), Süddeutsche Zeitung, Hola, Heres, Financieele Dagblad (Netherlands), Gazeta Wyborcza, Ilmessaggero, Die Tageszeitung, De Morgen, De Tijd, Cappelen Damm Salg, Frankfurter Rundschau, Bliss, Bluewin Swisscom and a variety of other newspapers and publications.



Escape Media Limited

Jan 1995 - Mar 2006
  • Developed and delivered new media solutions for a wide range of clients including the BBC, Demon Internet, House of Fraser, Land Rover, Landor Associates, The Purple Guide, Suzuki Motorcycles, Teddington TV Studios (now Pinewood Studios) and others.



Temporary Positions

Feb 1991 - Jan 1995
  • Roles varied from Desk Top Publishing, New Media, Photography and Video Editing for a wide range of agency placements in the UK and abroad.




Oxford Brookes University

Feb 1990 - Feb 1991



    Lightbox - The Photographic Nude

    • The Photographic Nude 2015 is a juried exhibit exploring the artistic and creative view of the body and it


    ANI - Pix Palace, Coup de C


    • Coup de C


    New York Photo Festival

    • Finalist in the New York Photo Festival's RESOLUTION 2014 competition. My work was exhibited at at The POWERHOUSE Arena in Brooklyn NY from March 27


    Renaissance Photography Prize

    • Finalist in Single Image category in Renaissance Photography Prize 2014. Photos were exhibited from 8th


    Freshfields Photography Prize

    • Shortlisted for the Freshfields Photography Prize created by law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. A shortlist of 10 images were chosen from the 2013 Renaissance Photography Prize finalists.


    Renaissance Photography Prize

    • Finalist in Single Image category in Renaissance Photography Prize 2013. Photos were exhibited from 3rd


    The Art Of Photography Awards

    • Honorarium Award at the Art Of Photography Awards at the San Diego Art Institute in California. There were 12,961 entries submitted from 85 countries with over a 1,000 visitors on the opening night.


    ANI - Pix Palace, Coup de C


    • Coup de Coeur nomination for the 2013 ANI Pix Palace prize at the VISA Pour L


    ANI - Pix Palace Coup de C


    • Coup de C


    ANI Pix Palace, Coup de C


    • Coup de C