Meet the IOP team

We pride ourselves on providing the most comprehensive and best online photography courses in the market. With over 20,000 students to look after, we need some serious experts. Find out more about them here:


Tim McCann
Our Course Director, Tim McCann has written for some of the most recognised photography magazines in the UK including Digital SLR User, HD SLR Moviemaker, Practical Photography, Advanced Photographer, Digital Photography Made Easy, Digital Photographer, Digital Camera Buyer, Digital Photo Techniques, Photo Professional and many more.

Justin De Deney
An experienced photography tutor, Justin runs our workshops in London. With over 20 years experience in photography tutoring and running a very successful photography business, Justin is perfectly placed to tutor IOP students to new levels of success.

Anna-Marie Coster
Tutor Anna-Marie is a professional multi-award winning photographer and has her own photography business. With a passion for animals, Anna-Marie specialises in Wildlife, Pet and Portrait Photography. She has won over 25 awards for her Photography and is keen to pass on her knowledge to her students.

Phil Jones
IOP’s resident wildlife expert and former student, Tutor Phil has a passion for wildlife photography and runs Wildlife Workshops for our students as well as writing course content on taking the perfect wildlife photo.

Michael Barrow
Tutor Michael is a familiar face on our forums as well as being instrumental in the skills growth of our students through constructive and bespoke assignment marking. He also runs Street Photography and Beginner Workshops in Manchester for IOP.


Jenny Ross
Our Marketing and Course Manager knows the courses inside out and can answer any question about IOP (within reason)! Jenny has a background in marketing having worked for some seriously big companies before settling on IOP.

Gabriel McCann
Our campus rep and marketing aide, Gabe gets the IOP® message out to students everywhere.


Abigail McCahill
Our newly appointed Head of Sales, Abbie, looks after corporate partnerships. Abbie has more than a decade’s experience in sales, training and customer service. With Abbie on board as part of our team, we can be sure our customers will be guaranteed the high standard of service they’ve come to expect.

Our admin team is the backbone of IOP®, helping students with queries everyday. The team answer hundreds of questions every day.

IT and Support

Our fantastic IT Team make sure that everything runs smoothly and that our websites are super fast and problem-free.
Tariq Fayaz
Scott Cagney
Vinay Patel

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