Director of Photography

Award-winning cameraman working in factual film and television

Award-winning Director of Photography working in factual television & film. Three-time BAFTA nominated with an extensive body of work across the specialist factual genre from television to IMAX.

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Robert is an experienced Director of Photography and Photographer with over 10 years experience working in documentary photography.

He has a strong flair for both the artistic with the technical; advancing technical aspects of film making based on a solid knowledge and passion for light. Particular experience in areas of specialist photography including timelapse, slow motion, macro and motion-control.

Allied to this is a lifetime of travel and exploration from city streets to the isolation of the polar regions. Originally a Biologist; with a background as a professional photographer for ten years. Represented by Alamy & Getty, his work sells globally.


Photography

Highly experienced, passionate and internationally published documentary photographer with over 10 years experience both in the UK on locations around the world. Represented by Alamy and Getty.

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Specialist Photography

Twice BAFTA nominated for specialist photography work including pioneering new 3D and timelapse techniques. Experience outside the visible spectrum stretches into UV, IR and thermal imaging.

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Low light

Stock

Television. Film. IMAX.

Motion-Control

Designer and engineer of specialist filming equipment to get that illusive shot. Projects include motion-controllable and full repeatable 20' crane, dollies, macro focusing racks. Designed for 2D and 3D.

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Awards

Three-time BAFTA-nominated Director of Photography. IVCA and GTC Award-winning.
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Latest News

Skiing with the Sony A7s and gimbal

Over Christmas I went away skiing and decided to try out the A7s and the gimbal on the slopes of Samoens in France. We only had a few hours one afternoon when the weather was good but in the short space of time managed to get quite a few different shots. I was amazed... read more

Iceland – sneak peek

I’m currently editing my material from Iceland and will post a full set of pictures and video in the new year. In the meantime here are a few stills and a timelapse from the trip. Shot on D810 and Sony A7s (II). Miller DS20 tripod, and gimbal for the... read more

Keynote speaker at BVE 2016

Antarctica, Borneo, Himalayas, Africa, Galapagos, the Andes. These are all locations I’ve worked in during my career. I’ll share the background of working on location.

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Conquest of the Skies

Credits

Conquest of the Skies (Sky 3D & IMAX). Hidden Kingdoms (BBC). Queens Garden (ITV). Kingdom of Plants (Sky 3D). Galapagos 3D (Sky & IMAX). Micro Monsters 3D (Sky). Inside the Commons (BBC).

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Galapagos with David Attenborough

5 weeks travelling to the some of the most inaccessible parts of the Galapagos Islands to shoot them as never before, in 3D with David Attenborough. I was the timelapse unit shooting landscapes and plant growth sequences in stereo. Galapagos 3D IMAX

Gurkhas

Commission by the British Army and the Gurkha Welfare Trust to capture the lives of retired Gurkha soldiers and their families in the remotest regions of Nepal. nepal08_6918_07710_18x12in_vig 2nepal08_5153_05617_18x12in 2

Call of the White

Documenting the progress of 8 women from 8 Commonwealth Countries under the guidance of explorer Felicity Aston as they walk across the continent and into the record books.

Conquest of the Skies

Location filming in 3D of insects and reptiles in Borneo with David Attenborough for Conquest of the Skies. RHP_0245 2 RHP_0211 2

Micro Monsters

Location filming of insects in 3D for Micro Monsters

Pacific Islands (Stills archive)

Shooting archive stills for image library across the Pacific islands including the erupting volcano, Mt Yasur on Tanna Island in Vanuatu.

Wild in the Danger Zone

Two weeks filming in the exclusion zone of Chernobyl for STV / National Geographic. Exclusive access for an adventure-lead natural history & science programme. I was lead DOP.

Chernobyl with STV

Chernobyl with STV

Micro Monsters

Location filming of insects in 3D for Micro Monsters with David Attenborough

Hidden Kingdoms

Location stereo timelapses for Hidden Kingdoms / Tiny Giants 3D (BBC). It was all about the milkyway and timelapse cacti for two weeks in the remote Arizonan dessert.

In Search of Colour

Filming fireflies in live action and timelapse with Helen Czerski for In Search of Colour (BBC)

Polar Bears (Stills archive)

Capturing polar bears in the wild for my stills library

Northern Lights (Stills archive)

Capturing the northern lights in the Lyngden Alps in northern Norway for my stills library

Bachelor Games

Second Unit DOP on 'Bachelor Games' feature film. Shooting in remote Argentina.

The Rules of the Game filmed on location in Cafayate, Argentina. Director Ed McGown

The Rules of the Game filmed on location in Cafayate, Argentina. Director Ed McGown

Call of the White

Training expedition for the Call of the White documentary and expedition lead by Felicity Aston.

Garden Route (Stills archive)

Shooting for my stills archive across South Africa including the Garden Route. RHP_8484_24x16 2

Locations

With considerable international experience both in hot and cold climates, Robert is used to life on the road. Current iVisa for the USA.

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BAFTA

Awards

Three-times BAFTA nominated for photography and special effects in factual documentary films. GTC and IVCA award-winning.

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