Ian Finch

Wilderness Guide, Photographer, Cultural Researcher

Former Royal Marine Commando Ian Finch, is a wilderness guide, expedition photographer and indigenous cultural researcher who’s been passionately travelling to remote environments for over 4 years. Ian’s deep desire to lead expeditions in unfamiliar corners of the globe is driven by an urge to meet and learn from the cultures that call it home. Every journey is linked with this cultural thread.

His expeditions, photography, and writing have featured in Sidetracked Magazine, The Telegraph, Men’s Health, The Great Outdoors Magazine and Osprey Packs. His latest expedition, a 2000-mile canoe descent of the Yukon River, was included in the top 10 adventures of 2016 by the Guardian. Ian has also led and participated in cultural expeditions to Greenland, Tibet, Iceland, Nepal, China and Northern Norway. His raw passion for life is driven by discovery – In adventure, in the mechanics of nature and the human journey.

He combines his love for photography, writing and filmmaking with wild landscapes and the great outdoors. When not overseas, Ian lives in Hertfordshire, London.

My Sessions

Adventurers for Conservation: Protecting our Pristine Environments through Creative Awareness and Action

ICA Cinema

Overview: By means of exploration and immersion in nature, adventurers are so often at the heart of conservation efforts, campaigning for the protection of our pristine environments and raising awareness of the devastation and destruction caused by increasing populations and over-consumption worldwide. These three visual presentations from world-class creative, explorers will display the power of […]

Adventure Conservation Environment