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About Robert

BAFTA Nominated Director of Photography working in factual documentary & natural history with extensive worldwide location experience. Additional experience working in the commercial sector forbranded content. A strong passion and interest in science & science communication.

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 four 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.

Recent Credits

’Surviving Earth’
’Attenborough and the Giant Sea Monster’
’Frozen Planet 2'

’A Real Bugs Life’
’The Battle to Beat Malaria’
’Life on Our Planet’
’Prehistoric Planet’
’Prehistoric Planet 2’
’A Year on Planet Earth’
’Welcome to Earth’

Event/ Commercials:
'Postcard from Earth' (Sphere Vegas)

'All Quiet on the Western Front'

Associated with

NBC, Disney, PBS, ITV, Apple TV, Netflix, Plimsoll Productions, Atlantic Productions, BBC, Nutopia


Additional Information

Jackson Wild Award 2023 Cinematography: Super/Natural
BAFTA Nomination Cinematography: Kingdom of Plants
BAFTA Nomination Cinematography: Micro Monsters

Virtual production (LED volumes, and Unreal Engine)
Extensive location experience including boats, planes and helicopters
High Speed filming
Motion Control
Large studio lighting
Hostile environments 

VFX / Green screen 

Mirror rigs 

Motion control 

PADI Openwater 

Phantom 2k & 4kTimelapse 

Current 'I-Visa' 

Full vaccinations