Ryan Carter Photography
Ryan Carter is an editorial and corporate photographer based Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
His photographs have been featured in numerous international editorial publications including National Geographic (online), the New York Times magazine, D la Repubblica delle Donne (D magazine Italy), and the Globe and Mail.
Ryan's work has 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 Magenta Foundation - Flash Forward exhibitions in Canada and the United States.
Between 2010 and 2017, Ryan worked as an official photographer for Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi, where he covered both domestic and international events. In this position, he gained a fascinating insight into Emirati culture and the inner workings of international politics through the activities of an acting head of state. He covered 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.
Ryan is insured and licensed in Canada as a drone pilot, holding an Advanced Transport Canada Pilot Certificate for Small Remotely Piloted Aircraft System.
EDITORIAL CLIENTS / PUBLICATIONS
Applied Arts Photography Annual
Communication Arts Photography Annual
D la Repubblica delle Donne / D Magazine
Emergence Contemporary Photography in Canada (book)
The Globe and Mail
Grazia Neri Agency
International Herald Tribune
Magenta Foundation - Carte Blanche (book)
Magenta Foundation - Flash Forward 2008+2009 (books)
National Geographic (online)
The National Post
The New York Times magazine + newspaper
Report on Business
The Sunday Times
University of Toronto Magazine
West End Phoenix
Auto Trader Canada
Avenue Road Furniture
Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi
European Aeronautic Defence + Space Company (EADS)
Executive Affairs Authority of Abu Dhabi
Jones the Grocer
Louvre Abu Dhabi
Ministry of Presidential Affairs of the United Arab Emirates
Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation
Sharma Leadership International
Story Stream Creative