Marc Stanes started photographing at 14 with a camera borrowed from his Father.
A photographer for over 25 years his commissions have taken him all over the world.
He has photographed many diverse individuals from Royalty to World leaders and he has undertaken commissions for some of the most prestigious corporate and private clients.
Since 2003 he has photographed extensively in South Africa for the Mandela Rhodes Foundation and his acclaimed portraits of Nelson Mandela form part of the Mandela visual legacy.
In 1994 Marc Stanes held his first solo photographic exhibition at Jonathan Cooper in London based on his still life photographs. He has since had numerous group and solo exhibitions in many countries with works in private and public collections worldwide.
He is currently exhibiting 'Naked Sculpture' in Cape Town from 7th March - 7th April 2013 at EBONY, 67 Loop Street.
'In Still Light' published by Jonathan Cooper in 2010 focuses on his still life photography over the past 20 years and is available from bookshops in London and Cape Town or to order from Jonathan Cooper or EBONY.
He continues to be represented by Jonathan Cooper in London
There are also selections at Brian McCarthy in New York and Ebony Fine Art in Franschhoek and Cape Town, South Africa
Marc Stanes works between London and Cape Town.