John MacLean is a commercial photographer based in London, UK. John has been established since 1998.

He is an experienced aerial photographer specializing in photography from helicopters, especially in low-light/night situations.

John’s work has appeared in many international publications, including:

  • The Architects’ Journal (UK),
  • The Architectural Review (UK),
  • Album Magazine (Germany),
  • Archicree (France),
  • Architectural Digest (Russia),
  • AV Monographs (Spain),
  • A+U (Japan),
  • Arquitectura (Spain),
  • Album Archivo Fotografico (Spain),
  • BluePrint (UK),
  • Casabella (Italy),
  • Carlton Books (UK),
  • Casa Brutus (Japan),
  • Casa Vogue (Italy),
  • Creative Review (UK),
  • Conran Octopus (UK),
  • Design Week (UK),
  • DBZ (Germany),
  • Diseno Interior (Spain),
  • Elle Decoration (UK),
  • The Financial Times (UK),
  • FX Magazine (UK),
  • GQ Magazine (UK),
  • The Guardian (UK),
  • IANN Magazine (Korea),
  • John Brown Citrus Publishing (UK),
  • L’architecture D’aujord’hui (France),
  • Living Etc (UK),
  • Loft Publications (UK),
  • LPV Magazine (USA),
  • Monument (Australia),
  • Neomania (Spain),
  • New York Times (USA),
  • The Observer Magazine (UK),
  • Quintessentially Magazine (UK),
  • Riba Journal (UK),
  • Taschen Books (Germany),
  • The Sunday Times (UK),
  • The Times Weekend Review (UK) and many more.

John graduated with a BA (Hons) in Photography and subsequently spent four years working at the Royal College of Art before becoming an professional photographer.

He has had two books published: Cambridge (An Architectural Guide), and Edinburgh (A Guide to Recent Architecture).

John’s portfolio includes work from all over the world. He has photographed in China, Japan, Russia, Brazil, Mexico, UAE, Hong Kong, Indonesia and extensively in North America.

His clients have included:

  • Arcmedia Ltd,
  • Allford Hall Monaghan Morris Architects,
  • ARD Media,
  • Artwise Ltd,
  • Assembly CGI,
  • AVR Visualisation,
  • Berkeley Homes,
  • BPR Architects Ltd,
  • Broadway Malyan Architects,
  • Casson Mann Design,
  • Child Graddon Lewis Architects,
  • Circadian Property,
  • Coin Street Community Builders,
  • Derwent Valley Property,
  • Designhive Architectural Visualisation,
  • Durkan Pudelek Property Ltd,
  • EPR Architects,
  • Eric Parry Architects,
  • ESA Architects,
  • Feilden Clegg Bradley Architects,
  • GQ Magazine,
  • Hammerson Property plc,
  • Hayes Davidson Architectural Visualisation,
  • HOK International Architects,
  • Hosker Moore and Kent Design,
  • Hunter and Partners Architects,
  • INK Digital Production,
  • JPW Architects (Australia) Ltd,
  • Land Securities,
  • Levitt Bernstein Architects,
  • Lifshutz Davidson Architects,
  • Lighthaus,
  • Lloyds of London Branding,
  • Crystal Digital Architectural Visualisation,
  • MAKE Architects,
  • MediaCityUK Property,
  • Michael Squire Architects,
  • Michael Aukett Architects,
  • Morey Smith Architects,
  • Nicholas Grimshaw Architects,
  • Oaker Visualisation,
  • Piercy Conner Architects,
  • Pollard Thomas Edwards Architects,
  • Populous Ltd,
  • Premio Group Property,
  • RHWL Architects,
  • Richard Hywel Evans Architects,
  • Richard Rogers Partnership,
  • Roz Barr Architects,
  • St George Property Ltd,
  • Saffron Brand Consultants,
  • Sector Light Sutton Young,
  • Sheppard Robson Architects,
  • Sidell Gibson Architects,
  • Smoothe Ltd,
  • Soluis Visualisations,
  • Spence Harris Hogan Architects,
  • Skidmore Ownings and Merril Architects,
  • Squire and Partners Architects,
  • Stanhope Property plc,
  • Taylor Woodrow,
  • The Architect’s Journal,
  • The Neighbourhood,
  • The National Portrait Gallery,
  • Velvet Design Associates,
  • Visualisation One,
  • Workspace plc and many more.