- Illustrated Book of the Year – Shortlisted
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 30 years, he has photographed every major sporting event; from the last 13 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 name just a few.
Bob Martin’s photography has been recognised by more than 60 national and international awards and he is a three-time winner of the prestigious British Sports Photographer of the Year award. In 2005 he won the World Press Photo Sports Picture of the Year.
Since 2005 Bob has coordinated the official photography for The Championships, Wimbledon. He was the Photo Chief for the London 2012 Olympics and is now a consultant to the International Olympic Committee and the Rio 2016 Olympics.