Director of Photography

Award-winning director of photography for factual films and commercials

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.

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

He has a strong flair for combining 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, Robert has Robert has a background of 10 years as a professional photographer. Represented by Alamy & Getty, his work sells globally.

Galapagos

Galapagos 3D with David Attenborough

Borneo

Conquest of the Skies 3D with David Attenborough

Kuranda

Micro Monsters 3D with David Attenborough

Antarctica

Commonwealth Woman's Antarctic Expedition (CWAE) with Felicity Aston

Death Valley

Colour: The Spectrum of Science with Dr Helen Czerski (BBC)

Horizon: Weirdest Weather in the Solar System (BBC)

Hawaii

Horizon: Weirdest Weather in the Solar System (BBC)

Hawaii

Horizon: Weirdest Weather in the Solar System (BBC)

LA

Horizon: Weirdest Weather in the Solar System (BBC)

JPL

Horizon: Weirdest Weather in the Solar System (BBC)

Kew Gardens

Kingdom of Plants 3D with David Attenborough

Arizona

Hidden Kingdoms 3D for BBC 1

Appalachian Mountains

Colour: The Spectrum of Science with Dr Helen Czerski (BBC)

Cafayate

BACHELOR GAMES (Feature, Dir. Edward McGown)

Iceland

Commercial (Intrepid Travel)

British Virgin Islands

Commercial (Intrepid Travel)

Dubai

Commercial (Dubai), in VR 360

Pokhara

Commercial (British Army)

Tromso

Commercail (Northern Lights)

Punta Arenas

Commonwealth Woman's Antarctic Expedition (CWAE) with Felicity Aston

Wanaka

Commonwealth Woman's Antarctic Expedition (CWAE) with Felicity Aston

Kakamega, Kenya

Micro Monsters 3D

Kangaroo Island

South Australian Tourism Commercial

Adelaide

South Australian Tourism Commcercial

South Africa

Fiji

New Caledonia

Tanna

Aitutaki

Cook Islands

Mumbai

Kerala

Sossusvlei

Hardangervidda

Myanmar

Rome

Barcelona

Chamonix

Munich

Helsinki

Stockholm

Copenhagen

Jukkasjärvi

Sydney

Chernobyl

Ireland

Belfast

Bermuda

Grenada

Dominica

Puerto Rico

Tokyo

Botswana

Locations

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

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).

Awards

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

Recent work

Springtime

art installation with designer Flora Starkey in St. Christopher’s Place in London

News

Summiting the Science of Everest

I've spent a month in Nepal on Everest with Dr Melanie Windridge filming and photographing her while she prepares and begins to climb Mt. Everest in her quest to Summit the Science of Everest. Stills and the films will be available in due...

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Simian Mobile Disco present Murmurations

For one night only a live collaboration between Chris Parks Art and Simian Mobile Disco brought together their music with live fluid visual effects. From a lab in central London Chris Park, Chris Campkin and Robert Hollingworth performed live visual...

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Springtime art installation at St Christopher’s Place

Floral designer Flora Starkey invited Robert Hollingworth to collaborate with her for a display in central London highlighting spring Filmed in her studio in north London we set out to capture the essence of springtime colour with cut flower arrangements...

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production stills

drawing on years of experience as a professional stills photographer, Robert’s on-set stills  are used widely in production marketing and merchandise

aerial filming

experienced at both drone piloting and cinematogrpahy, and filming from helicopters

F55 owner

highly technical operator of the latest digital cinema cameras

Gallery

Photo Library » Commercial » Iceland (Intrepid Travel)

Clients