Born in London in the early 80s, Markn began photography at the age of 16 while studying at the Rudolf Steiner School.
Initially interested in photojournalism, Markn started experimenting with fashion photography while studying at the University of Arts. 
During this period he freelance assisted a number of fashion photographers including Steven Klein, Solve Sundsbo and Liz Collins.

Markn became Nick Knight's first assistant in 2013 and is also heavily involved with Knight's fashion film site SHOWstudio.
He has worked on Knight's projects for clients such as Kanye West, Kate Moss for Topshop, Gareth Pugh, Diesel, Swarovski, Shiseido,
Garage, 10, AnOther, W Magazine and V Magazines, to name but a few.