Ian Spanier was born in Connecticut and raised in Westchester, New York. Spanier's interest in photography began at age six when his parents gave him his first camera. His work has received numerous awards from major photo competitions and the design community. Spanier is a frequent contributor of photo-educational content to both Photoflex Lighting School and the Photoflex LiteBlog.
Currently, he resides in New York and is available for assignment in any location accessible by plane, train, car, horse, camel, or mule.