Henry Iddon became involved with Kendal Mountain Festival in 2000 when he had 2 bodies of work exhibited.
Having not missed a year since he has survived the Saturday party and late nights at the bar back at the festival hotel. H has over 20 years experience as a professional photographer. Working for a range of central government, commercial, non-profit and news organisations. His work is also held in collections by ; Kraszna-Krausz Collection, National Media Museum, UK, The North West Film Archive, Manchester Metropolitan University; Scottish National Screen Archive; George Eastman House, Rochester, USA; State Library of New South Wales, Australia; Banff Centre for Mountain Culture, Canada, Centre for Contemporary Photography, University of Arizona, USA.
He began the outdoor life as a toddler sailing on Windermere and skiing in Scotland back in the days of leather lace up boots and a regular snowfall. Since then he has climbed in the UK, European Alps and Alaska; been a member of the Great Britain Speed Skiing Team and has had success as a racing cyclist both on the road and track.
His objective now is to ‘keep the rust off’ while bringing up a young family!