American cinematographer of Irish descent, born in 1957 in Chicago. He started his career making music videos, e.g. for U2. He has collaborated with Mike Figgis on several films, including Leaving Las Vegas, for which he received the Independent Spirit Award. He was recognized with the same award for Jim Sheridan's In America, and Mira Nair's Kama Sutra. He has also collaborated with Mira Nair on Monsoon Wedding and Vanity Fair. Declan Quinn attended the Camerimage Festival in 2005 and in 2013. Both times he served as a jury member - during the 13th it was the Main Competition jury and in 2013 - Documentary Short Films Competition. Mike Figgis' Cold Creek Manor with his photography was presented during the special screenings at the 16th edition of the Festival.