Shane Lynam (b.1980) is an Irish photographer based in Dublin. He studied Politics and Economics at University College Dublin before completing an MA in Documentary Photography at Newport School of Art, University of Wales in October 2012. His graduation project, Contours, was one of Brian Dillon's selections for Source - Graduate Photography 2012. Contours was shown as a solo show at the Alliance Française in Dublin during March 2013, it went on to be shown as part of PhotoIreland 2013's main show. Shane was a finalist in the Renaissance Photography prize in 2014 & 2015 and in the Photobook Melbourne Photography Prize 2015. Contours was nominated for the Prix Pictet in 2015. Fifty High Seasons won the Gallery of Photography's Solas Ireland Award in November 2015 and will be part of Circulations Festival in Paris in March 2016.
Recent online and offline publications include The British Journal of Photography, Flak Photo, Selektor Magazine, UnlessYouWill and the collective book New Irish Works. Alongside his art work Shane works on editorial or commercial projects, recent clients have included the New York Times Magazine, Business Week Magazine, Time Fortune Magazine, Wearedublin Magazine, Society Magazine, Airbnb and Facebook.