Neil Selkirk (born June 25, 1947) is a British-born American photographer known for his portraiture.
Selkirk was born in London, England, in 1947. “An accomplished portrait photographer and masterful documentarian,” he studied Photography at the London College of Printing, graduating in 1968. He won a British Arts Council award to photograph New York and moved to New York City in 1970. There he worked as an assistant for photographer Hiro at the studio of Richard Avedon. The following year, he studied with photographer Diane Arbus in her master class. His photographs quickly drew assignments from major magazines including Esquire, The New York Times Magazine, Interview, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, and the premier issues of Wired, Paper, Colors , and Spy.