Having studied photography at Kingston College and Central St Martin's College, London-based photographer Joel Ryan began work on the News Picture Desk at the Press Association in Victoria, London as a photo editor in 2003, before becoming a staff photographer two years later. The highlights in the three years as photographer at PA were a Canon fashion photography award, a trip to a south African Vineyard and a 3-day Arctic expedition on the trail of polar bears. in 2008, Joel joined the Associated Press, where he covered International Film Festivals such as Berlin, Cannes and Venice, and various European Fashion weeks such as London and Paris. Mainly Joel enjoys the variation of work as an Entertainment photographer, one moment taking candid portraits, then traveling to cover a music gig or a red carpet premiere. Joel joined Invision in 2012 while his portfolio was recently considered for the UK Picture Guild's Entertainment photographer of the Year in 2013 and was included in their exhibition.