Born in California, Mark completed a BS Degree in Molecular Biology and spent four years performing Oncology research before starting his photography career. He studied advertising and design at the Art Center College of Design, in Pasadena California, and moved on to assist celebrity photographers Robert Sebree, Blake LIttle, and Paul Jasmin. Since then, Mark has worked extensively in photography and advertising in the US and Asia, and is a stock contributor to Jupiter Images and Getty.
His clients include Grey Group, JWT, Leo Burnett, Lowe, Samsung, Cowan, Mercedes Benz, Volkswagen, Bayer, Vinaphone, Vinamilk, MGM Grand, Unilever, Accor Group, Hyatt Regency, and Indochina Land.
Mark Farwell is currently based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.