Mark photographs advertising, hospitality, and beauty in Hong Kong, Singapore, China, and South East Asia. Born in California, he studied advertising and design at the Art Center College of Design, in Pasadena California, and moved on to assist celebrity photographers Robert Sebree, Blake Little, and Paul Jasmin. Since then, Mark has worked extensively in photography and advertising in the US and Asia, and is a stock contributor to Getty Images.

His clients include Phibious, Piaggio, Grey Group, JWT, Leo Burnett, Lowe, Samsung, Cowan, Mercedes Benz, Volkswagen, Bayer, Vinaphone, Vinamilk, MGM Grand, Unilever, Accor Group, Hyatt Regency, and Indochina Land.

Mark Farwell is currently based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.