Ryan is a documentary and portrait photographer based in Toronto, Canada. He has been very fortunate to have had the opportunity to work with wonderful editorial and corporate clients and subjects from around the world.
Ryan’s work has been featured in several publications and books including the Communication Arts Photography Annual, the Gallery 44 Emergence book, the Magenta Foundation Flash Forward book, and the Magenta Foundation Carte Blanche book.
His photographs have been exhibited in group shows in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. Including the Ian Parry exhibition at the Getty Images Gallery in London, the Foto 8 Summer Show at the Host Gallery in London, and the traveling Flash Forward exhibitions in both Canada and the United States.
Between 2010 and 2017, Ryan worked as an official photographer at the Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi, where he covered the domestic and international events of Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi.
In this position he gained fascinating insight into Emirati culture, and the inner workings of international politics through the activities of an acting head of state. While in this position he photographed meetings in more than 30 countries with over 100 different heads of state, including President Obama, President Trump, President Emmanuel Macron, Emperor Akihito of Japan, President Xi Jinping, King Mohamed VI of Morocco, and Queen Elizabeth of the UK.
Avenue Road Furniture
Canadian Business magazine
Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi
D la Repubblica delle Donne (D magazine)
European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS)
Executive Affairs Authority of Abu Dhabi
The Globe and Mail
Geist Literary Quarterly
Grazia Neri Agency
International Herald Tribune
Jones the Grocer
Ministry of Presidential Affairs of the United Arab Emirates
Mountain Life magazine
The National newspaper
The National Post newspaper
The New York Times magazine
The New York Times newspaper
On Nature magazine
Report on Business magazine
Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation
Sharma Leadership International
Story Stream Creative
The Sunday Times magazine
University of Toronto magazine
Up Here magazine