Scott Cole is multi award winning and experienced freelance photographer providing high quality images of tattooed models to the worlds leading tattoo magazines.
Scott had 8 years experience in the top flight of motor sport, covering British Touring cars and Formula 1 and went on to be crowned the Grand Prix Moods Photographer of the Year, beating off over 9000 entrants.
Scotts motivation and forward thinking approach meant he was able to follow up the motor sport by touring with some of the biggest bands in the punk and rock genres throughout the UK and Europe. The resulting images have featured in the worlds leading musical press, as well as albums, DVD, and promotional material.
“Scott can take an empty room and see a brilliant canvas. Whether it is ‘fly on the wall’ candid, posed shots, or live shots, in my opinion, there is no one better on the planet with a camera than Scott Cole” – Jaret Reddick – Bowling For Soup
“I am always happy for Scott to have full stage and backstage access at shows as he is trustworthy, straightforward and gets the job done” – Emma Watson – FifteenThreePR
Scott has been described as being “responsible for some of the most imaginative location photography seen in the tattoo world in recent years.” He was winner of the National Tattoo Photography Awards held at Tattoo Freeze and has just recently finished his second coffee table pictorial, Dodging Bullets And Dirty Looks, with forward by author and Skin Deep magazine Editor, Sion Smith.
“if you want to know what it takes to become the best in the world at something, you could always ask Scott but first he’ll tell you he’s still trying to figure that out…
…and then he’ll ask who you’re talking about.”
Scotts photos regularly adorn the pages of some of the worlds leading glossy tattoo publications, most notably the covers of the UK’s biggest selling tattoo magazine Skin Deep and Germany’s Tattoo Spirit.
Scott is able to advise throughout the process from concept to model casting and is competent at directing shoots for publication. With a keen eye for detail Scott has a proven ability to select final images and his post production skills set him apart within his field.
He has now shot more tattoo magazine covers than any other photographer worldwide securing his place among the greats within the genre.