Sean Reid, an American, has been a commercial and fine art photographer for twenty years. He studied under Stephen Shore and Ben Lifson and met occasionally with Helen Levitt. In the late 1980s he worked as an exhibition printer for Wendy Ewald and other fine art photographers. In 1989, he was awarded an artist-in-residence grant from the Irish Arts Council in Dublin, Ireland. His commercial work is primarily of architecture and his personal work is primarily of people in public places. Having worked mostly with large format and rangefinder cameras for many years he now works primarily with Canon DSLRs. In addition to being a photographer, Reid is also the founder and owner of Northeastern Motorcar Tours and Northeastern Motorcycle Tours both based in Saxtons River, Vermont in the USA.