Glenn Blackburn

Glenn has had a lifelong passion for taking pictures and happily turned his love of machinery into a career. He began his professional life as a resident photographer on board luxury cruise liners. From there, Glenn spent ten years working in a studio, where he rose to the role of director. His association with RED’s Managing Director Paul Farmer has been a long and productive one.

Glenn’s portfolio is extremely diverse, encompassing people, and construction and agricultural machinery. He is a prominent part of RED’s visual media output, and is also a talented cameraman. His flexibility and adaptable approach means that he is an asset both in the studio and on location shoots. Glenn can turn his hand to any project – from brochures to full-scale movie campaigns.

RED Factfile

Best thing about working with RED

Travelling and meeting people all over the world.


Most interesting assignment

Travelling to and seeing the huge operation at the Kumtor gold mine in Kazakhstan.

Desert island disc

Intensive Care by Robbie Williams.



My parents.


Favourite RED item

My quad bike.