Alex Boyd is a photographer, curator and writer based in the west of Scotland. He lived in the Outer Hebrides until recently. His work has been widely exhibited internationally with solo exhibitions at the Scottish Parliament, as well as group exhibitions at the Royal Academy, Royal Ulster Academy and Royal Scottish Academy. His work is held in the collections of the National Galleries of Scotland, The Royal Photographic Society, the Royal Scottish Academy, the V&A, and the Yale Centre for British Art in the US. His first book, St. Kilda: The Silent Islands, was shortlisted for the Saltire Society First Book Award in 2018.