Grant Scott has worked as an art director on magazines such as Elle and Tatler and has worked with professional photography and photographers for thirty years and as a photographer, editor and creative director since 2000. Over the past thirteen years his photographic clients have included Sothebys, Vogue, House&Garden, Elle Decoration, The Guardian Magazine, The Telegraph on Saturday, Glamour, Instyle, Bang & Olufsen and IKEA amongst many others. As a photographer he was a finalist in the John Kobal Portrait Awards in 2001. Thames & Hudson published a monograph of his work At Home With The Makers Of Style in 2006 and he has had his images exhibited nationally and internationally.
Whilst continuing to work as a photographer, he edited Professional Photographer, Photography Monthly and Turning Pro magazines in the UK before launching his own title Hungry Eye, a monthly magazine for professional photographers and filmmakers in 2011. He now edits and curates the multiple publishing platform www.unitednationsofphotography.com.
In 2013 Grant established and curated the Photo Book Weekend as part of the Cheltenham Literature Festival.
Grant has judged many international photographic awards including the World Press Photo Multi-Media Awards, RedBull Illume Awards and Hasselblad Masters Awards and is a judge for the Food Photographer of the Year Awards 2015.
A book of his photographs Crash Happy: A Night At The Bangers was published by Cafe Royal Books in May 2014.
His book titled Professional Photography: The New Global Landscape Explained was published by Focal Press in August 2014 and The Essential Student Guide to Professional Photography was published by Focal Press in 2015. He regularly writes on photography for BBCNews.
His photography is held in the permanent collections of MOMA, New York, The Tate, London, The Victoria & Albert Museum, London and The British Library.
In 2015, he was made a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in the UK.