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Julian Anderson is a British photographer (born in 1967) known for both his editorial portraiture, and his design and architecture-related photography.

Notable photographic projects include the restoration of the iconic Connaught Hotel; the restoration of Nicholas Hawksmoor’s Christchurch, London (2003–2004); Kevin Spacey’s first season as artistic ­director at The Old Vic Theatre, London (2004–2005); and the complete photo­graphic documentation of the construction of Norman Foster’s Millennium Bridge, a body of work which was widely published and exhibited, and subsequently formed the basis of the book Blade of Light by Deyan Sudjic (Penguin, 2002).

Anderson has contributed editorial work for numerous magazines, including The Guardian, The Observer, The Telegraph, The Financial Times, Time, The Royal Academy, The British Film Institute, Condé Nast Traveller, Australian Financial Review, Art Review, Domus, Blueprint, and Esquire. Twenty-seven of his works are in the Permanent Collection of The National Portrait Gallery, London.

Since 2010, Anderson has focused on longer-term projects. He recently spent three years photographically cataloguing the restoration of 10 Trinity Square (London), seat of the inaugural assembly of the United Nations. He is currently photographer-in-residence at the internationally renowned architectural engineering firm Max Fordham LLP.