Portrait - Professional

Quincy Jones

Scott McDermott


"Quincy Jones"
Diptych of Quincy Jones photographed for Nelson Mandela's foundation, 46664.

Biography: Born in the US Scott grew up in Switzerland, backpacked America's wild west and hiked Nepal's Himalayas before committing to a college life spent mostly in a darkroom. After several years as an assistant to a wide variety of NYC photographers, he struck out on his own, shooting sports figures and extreme activities. Initially focused on action and event coverage, McDermott's work shifted toward the athletes themselves and their remarkable abilities, which led to photographing portraits of hundreds of the worlds best creative minds in Hollywood and the music industry. Along with his...

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