Bob Martin – Sports Photographer

Bob Martin is a multi-award winning sports photographer specialising in shooting action, graphic and editorial pictures for advertising, corporate and editorial clients.During a career spanning the last thirty years, Bob has photographed every major sporting event; from the last thirteen Summer and Winter Olympics, to Elephant Polo and Horse Racing on Ice. His work has taken him to the farthest corners of the world, and his photographs have been published in numerous publications including Sports Illustrated, Time, Newsweek, Life Magazine, Stern, Paris Match, Bunte, L”Equipe, The Sunday Times and The New York Times to mention just a few.A resident in his native England, he is currently the only Sports Illustrated photographer to be based outside of the USA. Bob Martin’s photography has been recognised by more than 57 national and international awards. He is a three time winner of the prestigious British Sports Photographer of the Year also having won the World Press Photo Sports Picture in 2005.Bob is currently working for London 2012 consulting on photographic issues for the Olympics. During the games he has been appointed as the overall Photo Chief based in the MPC.

 

Bob Martin

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Adrian Dennis | Sports Photographer

Adrian currently works for Agence France-Presse and has been on staff since 2000. He covers a variety of assignments in the U.K and around the world with an emphasis on sports photography. Before, he worked for newspapers including The Independent and The Independent on Sunday (1996-2000).  Adrian started his photographic career at the Wokingham Times in Berkshire before studying journalism at The University of Florida in the USA. While living and studying there he worked for various newspapers, The Gainesville Sun, The St. Petersburg Times and The Eugene Register-Guard (1989-1996). Adrian freelanced for a host of newspapers and magazines ranging from The New York Times to The National Enquirer during his time in America.

Following The Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2012, Adrian has since been named Sports Photographer of the Year 2012 by The Sports Journalists Association and won the coveted Ed Lacey Trophy. He won The London Games portfolio category and highly commended for his Sports Portfolio. His photograph from the Olympic Equestrian cross-country has been named Photograph of the Year (The Press Photographer’s Year 2013). The photograph won 1st Place at the International SportFolio Festival (France) and 1st Place Olympic Feature in the US’ National Press Photographers Association’s Best of Photojournalism 2013. He won First Prize in the Sports Folio and Olympic Folio of the Year categories in the The Press Photographer’s Year 2013. Also, Adrian won Barclays Premiership “shot of the season for 2012-13” for his photograph of Arsenal’s Laurent Koscielny celebrating scoring a goal against Manchester City. In 2012 Adrian was named Paralympics Photographer from the UK Picture Editors’ Guild and highly commended in the Olympics Games category. Last year, Adrian won The Nikon Sports Photographer of the year in the same competition. In 2013, Adrian won Vauxhall England “Best Individual Photograph” for his picture of Steven Gerrard celebrating a goal against Poland to qualify the team for the World Cup finals in Brazil.

After a busy 2014 covering The FIFA World Cup, Commonwealth Games and Ryder Cup, amongst other assignments. Adrian once again was voted Sports Photographer of the Year by The Sports Journalists Association and the Ed Lacey Trophy found its way back to his mantelpiece proving it wasn’t a fluke after 2012 😉

 

Adrian Dennis

Mark Pain – Multi Award Winning Sports Photographer And Photography Courses

Mark Pain is a multi-award winning sports photographer with over 25 years experience and international recognition. Covering major events worldwide from the Olympic Games to the Ryder Cup, and from football and rugby World Cups to World Championship athletics, Mark has worked at the top of his profession for many years.

He captures Premier League football action for the Mail On Sunday every week, as well as taking portraits and features of the biggest and best stars in the world of sport. Mark’s portfolio is is not limited to sport however and other aspects of his work vary from property to food photography.

Working for both editorial and corporate clients and is the Chief Sports Photographer of The Mail On Sunday. Having won many competitions and been highly commended on numerous occasions, including as a sports finalist in the World Press Photo 1998, Mark was named as the Sports Photographer of the Year in 2005 and 2011 at the British Press Awards.

He was named as the British Airways Olympic Photographer Of The Year 2012 at the prestigious UK Guild Of Picture Editors Awards

In 2011 Mark successfully launched the first dedicated Sports Photography School in the UK, and in 2013 became a Nikon Ambassador.

Mark Pain