Portraits, performance videos and story boarding. I love producing things for creative people. Based somewhere in between Bristol and Bath UK. Contact me: info@martintompkins.com

General info
Photographer/Film-maker
Bath & Bristol, UK
Professional photographer and video producer with 22 years of industry experience, producing creative portraiture, editorial and mixed media content for promotion. Confident orchestrating large groups or working one on one. Seeing projects and the process through from conception to the completion within budget and on time. Excellent technical knowledge of professional cameras, industry
equipment and mobile devices. Experience of working in an editorial team, creating video and digital content.

Contact
info@martintompkins.com, www.martintompkins.com
Key Skills
Video Editor
13 years' experience. Efficient in Davinci Resolve, Premiere Pro, A.I tools and Vimeo. Familliar with the Adobe suite and have an understanding of Descript. I like to keep up with existing software developments within the video editing ecosystem.
Photographer
22 years' experience. Working with clients in all genres of photography. Specialising in portraiture with a strong understanding of lighting.
Lightroom, Photoshop, Capture One, InDesign and various A.I tools.
Freelance Camera Operator
13 years' experience. Working for agencies and my own clients. Working as part of a team of operators for live productions. Familiar with various audio equipment to get the best sound possible and with live streaming events.
Experience
Bath, UK
Sep 2018 - Present
Camera Operator, Editor
Suited & Booted - Video Production Company
Working closely with the team filming conferences, location work and editing interviews for clients, such as TedX live, Bath Half Marathon and Stats Bomb Live.
Various
Sep 2015 - Present
Freelance Film, Photographer
Developing, promoting and supporting Asian Arts across the UK. Working with the production team filming and editing content for their media channels.
Remote
Dec 2020 - Mar 2021
Editor
Freelance editorial editing. Cutting marketing material for Michelin, 100%, Peaty's, Yeti Cycles, Birzman and Knog.
Bath UK
Apr 2019 - Present
Video Producer
Working closely with scientific leads on video content creation undertaking filming, editing for shows and in labs.
Bristol
Oct 2016 - Present
Features Photographer
Working closely with the editor and features collaborators producing feature pieces for print and online.

Beneficial Shock! is a bi-annual magazine for film lovers and design enthusiasts, with accompanying screen based motion features that will champion progressive thinking from contemporary illustrators, graphic designers and photographers. Rather than your standard film magazine full of reviews, celebrity news and press images, Beneficial Shock! aims to use illustration, visual documentation and design in humorous and irreverent ways to expressively interpret film related content. In short, film is just the beginning.
www.beneficialshock.com
Bath UK
Oct 2021 - Present
Media Content Creator
Video, photography and media producer. Working closely with the team to produce high quality visual identity.
Bath, UK
- Present
Freelance Photographer
Bath Life Magazine
Arts, style and culture magazine.
Society photography, portraits for key features within the magazine; including John Cleese,(cover) Michael Caine, Nigella Lawson, Raymond Blanc and Rodger Cook.
Bath, UK
Jan 2002 - Jan 2008
Picture Editor
Decode Magazine
Art, music, culture for Bristol & Bath​
Bath, UK
Jan 2008 - Jan 2009
Features Photographer
The Italian Magazine - Merricks Media
Working in Italy, locations and photo essays on Italian culture.
Bath, UK
Jan 2008 - Jan 2009
Product Photographer
A Brand New You Magazine - Merricks Media
Fashion & beauty magazine. Working with the editorial team to produce styled still lifes of the various cosmetic products.
Bath, UK
Mar 2009 - Oct 2011
Pre-press Image Editor
Future Publishing
Working within the pre-press department, editing images for print and online.
Bath, UK
Jan 1993 - Jan 1995
Photographic Assistant
Tim Mcmillan Photography
Assisted Time-Slice® Photographer Tim Mcmillan
Exhibition
Wall of Sound - Musical Portraiture
Solo show - Musical Portraits - Invention Arts Centre & St. James Wine Vaults Bath - 2008
"Everything In Between - A Journey Into The American Heartland"
Solo show from a trip through New York to Miami via The Smoky Mountains, Nashville, Memphis and New Orleans. The Michael Tippet centre, Bath. 2004
"The Twin Towns of Bath"
As part of a visual reconnaissance mission between myself and three other photographers, we decided to split up and travel to each of the four towns Bath is twinned with. Kaposvar in Hungary is 100 miles south west of the Capital Budapest. The exhibition presents pictures from that visit.
Books
November 2013. A look at street fashion in Havana, Cuba.
Working with the producer and editorial team at Intellect Books.
Released Summer 2014 through Intellect Books

Havana Street Style is the first book that explores and reveals the relationship between culture, city and street fashion in Cuba’s capital. Matching visual ethnography with critical analysis, the book documents a unique street style few in the United States have yet experienced.
Everything in Between
September 2003 - A road trip down the east coast of America From New York to Miami. Exhibition and limited print run.
Education
Salisbury, UK
Sep 1996 - Sep 1999
BA(Hons)
Salisbury College of Art
Photographic Communication
Trowbridge, UK
Sep 1993 - Sep 1995
Foundation
Trowbridge Technical College
Photography, lighting, film theory
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