Sports Photographer Bob Martin is a multi-award winning sports photographer specialising is shooting sports and action 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 fifteen 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.
During the London 2012 Olympics he was appointed as Photo Chief.
He was a consultant on photographic issues to the Rio 2016 Olympic organising committee.
Bob is currently consulting for the IOC looking at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.
Bob Martin’s photography has been recognised by more than 60 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. In 2017 Bob was awarded the coveted “Sports Photojournalist of the Year” In the NPPA Best of Photojournalism Awards in the USA.
In 2016 Bob Published a book of his Photography “1-1000th” this won the Sportel Internationl Sports Book Award. Also winning the Illustrated Book of the Year in the UK Cross Sports Book Awards.
Bob is Director of Photography and a co founder of the agency “Silverhub Media”