Sports Photography. Ashley Zimmerman Period. 4 5/25/11. Bob Martin. He is a multi-award winning action shot photographer specializing in shooting action, graphic and editorial pictures for advertising, corporate and editorial clients
Sports Photography Ashley Zimmerman Period. 4 5/25/11
Bob Martin • He is a multi-award winning action shot photographer • specializing in shooting action, graphic and editorial pictures for advertising, corporate and editorial clients • During the last 20 years Bob has photographed every major event • Bob Martin's photography has been recognized by more than 53 national and international awards • He is a three time winner of the British Sports Photographer of the Year • In 2005 he won over 23 awards including the coveted 'Sports Picture of the Year' in the World Press Photo Awards
Background • Born in Brisbane in 1947 • His career started at the tender age of fifteen whenhe was drawn into the hard-edged world of Advertising as a trainee illustrator/designer • Serving his early years as a freelance artist, junior art director, he took the bold step of starting his own Ad Agency, Robert Martin Advertising, at the surprisingly young age of twenty-five • His agency successfully went on for over 30 years • Now retired from business, Robert has made room in his life for his love of painting and to fulfill his creative appetite, he has been using his talent and technique in many workshops
Action Shots • Bob Martin has taken action shots from the last ten Summer and Winter Olympics, to Elephant Polo and Horse Racing on Ice • He is currently the only Sports Illustrated photographer to be based outside of the USA
Advertising Photos • Martin has an ad agency, Robert Martin Advertising
Publications • Sports Illustrated • Time • Newsweek • Life Magazine • Stern • Paris Match • Bunte • L"Equipe • The Sunday Times • The New York Times
Bibliography • Martin, Robert. "Sports Photography." RMA. n.d. Web. 25 Jan. 2011. <http://www.robertmartinad.com.au/>. • Martin, Robert. "Photography." Life Work. n.d. Web. 25 Jan. 2011. <http://www.bobmartin.com/bob1.html>. • Martin, Robert. "Robert Martin Art." Background. 2008. Web. 25 Jan. 2011. <http://www.robertmartinart.com/profile.html>.