Ken MacGregor studied at the Glasgow School of Art and had an epiphany seeing the work of Diane Arbus in 1976. Since graduating he has worked as a professional photographer and filmmaker.

Clients include the BBC, Channel 4, Scottish Television, ITV, Weidenfeld & Nicholson, Heinemann Books, the Royal Bank of Scotland, Scottish Enterprise and others.

His formal training was with James Morrison Photography (weddings and portaiture) and the BBC (cinematography, directing and producing).

He has been supported by the Scottish Arts Council and has exhibited and been published both in the UK and abroad.

He has a particular interest in the history of photography and made the BBC series 'A Moment in Time' charting the development of photography in the Victorian era. His film, 'photography: Harry Benson' has been selected for the British Film Archive's collection.