Director of Photography

Award-winning director of photography for factual films and commercials

Three-time BAFTA nominated with an extensive body of work across the specialist factual genre from television to IMAX

After studying biology Robert’s creativity led him to turn his passion for photography and the natural world into a full time career. Now 15 years on he is an established Director of Photography with an impressive body of work across both natural history and documentary film-making and photography. 

Collaborating with the best storytellers and brands his flair for the artistic combined his technical expertise in specialist photography, from macro to motion control, have won him three BAFTA nominations and lead to a lifetime of travel and exploration; from bustling city streets to the isolation of the polar regions; from the top of the tallest building on earth to 1km below the Pacific ocean.

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

After studying biology Robert’s creativity led him to turn his passion for photography and the natural world into a full time career. Now 15 years on he is an established Director of Photography with an impressive body of work across both natural history and documentary film-making and photography. 

Collaborating with the best storytellers and brands his flair for the artistic combined his technical expertise in specialist photography, from macro to motion control, have won him three BAFTA nominations and lead to a lifetime of travel and exploration; from bustling city streets to the isolation of the polar regions; from the top of the tallest building on earth to 1km below the Pacific ocean.

Locations

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

Rwanda

Costa Rica

Everest

Eiger Mountain

Uzbekistan

South Africa

Namibia

Zimbabwe

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

Credits

Conquest of the Skies

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.

News

Beyond Dreams

Beyond Dreams

Timelapses for new feature documentary about Brazilian mountaineer Roman Romancini and his ascent of Mount Everest after his battle with cancer and a near-fatal car accident

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Babies (Netflix)

Babies (Netflix)

Netflix releases a new documentary charting the first year of life on 21st February 2020. I was part of the filming team and filmed the birth at the start of the film. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3HuD9Ehb_0

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Night On Earth (Netflix)

Night On Earth (Netflix)

When the sun goes down, a new world awakes. New technology reveals wonders of the planet in a completely new light. Across the globe we discover a hidden side to the world's greatest landscapes and animals. I filmed across the...

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Gallery

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