Born in London, Markn began photography 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 time he freelance assisted 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, Tom Ford, Comme Des Garcons, Kate Moss for Topshop, 
Gareth Pugh, Diesel, Swarovski, Shiseido, Garage, 10, AnOther, W Magazine and V Magazines, to name but a few.