Tim Flach, a professional photographer for 25 years, lives and works in London. He is known for his conceptual images of animals, and his book project about horses, Equus, was published in 2008. Of his work he writes, ‘I was introduced to animal photography on a trip to the zoo with my art class. Years later, when shooting for annual reports, prospectuses, and architectural magazines, I returned to animal subjects by way of an ad project that involved a 20-foot python and a vulture. The animal handler mentioned that he also kept big cats, so I thought, “Why not get them into the studio.” That was the first photography project I initiated. What I have found most exciting about working with animal subjects since then is the sense of mixing order and chaos, structure with ungovernable elements’.