One Direction Fans Mourn Photographer Matt Irwin's Death

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One Direction pose for photographs at Wembley Arena in London, June 8, 2014. The band's photographer Matt Irwin has reportedly died. Stuart C. Wilson/Getty

Celebrity photographer Matt Irwin, who worked closely with boy band One Direction, has died at the age of 36, the BBC reports.

Irwin has photographed some of music's biggest names including Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj and Rita Ora, but is best known as One Direction's regular photographer.

He has also worked with major fashion labels like Hermes and had his work featured in publications such as Vogue and ELLE.

Irwin became popular with One Direction's fervent fan base through his friendship with the band.

Directioners paid tribute to Irwin on Twitter on Friday:

The circumstances of Irwin's death are not yet known.

Newsweek has reached out to Irwin's agent for comment.