Blog: Fashion Photography Posts by Tommy Martin

  • The Fibre Company: Fell Garth II (Part 2)

    Client: The Fibre Co. Stylist: Maggi Toner-Edgar Makeup: Jaye Adams Models: Emma Ross Photography: Tommy Martin Location: Bassenthwaite, Cumbria See the Fibre Co Lookbook for full info on the patterns and their designers.. Continuing my personal favourite shots from day 2 of shooting for The Fibre Company’s AW17 Fell Garth II collection.. see Part 1 here.. We used up most of our luck with the weather one ... View Images...
  • The Fibre Company: Fell Garth II (Part 1)

    Fell Garth II Collection for The Fibre Company. Photography by Tommy MartinClient: The Fibre Co. Stylist: Maggi Toner-Edgar Makeup: Jaye Adams Models: Rebecca Todhunter & Leah Baskaran Photography: Tommy Martin Location: Bassenthwaite, Cumbria See the Fibre Co Lookbook for full info on the patterns and their designers.. After a very eventful couple of months (more about that soon) I’m finally catching up with myself and getting around to updating portfolios and blogs… Back in March, I set out with ... View Images...
  • The Fibre Company: Waves Collection

    Waves Collection for The Fibre Company. Photography by Tommy MartinClient: The Fibre Co. Stylist/Makeup: Maggi Toner-Edgar Designers: Melanie Berg, Hiroko Payne & Helen Stewart Model: Rebecca Todhunter Photography: Tommy Martin Location: Lingholm Estate, Derwent Water, Cumbria When I’m out shooting landscape I’m entirely dependent on the weather and the light that it creates to get the good shots. This is fine, because organising a landscape shoot involves picking up my camera and walking. Some days I get lucky ... View Images...
  • The Fibre Company: Hikari Collection

    Hikari Collection, designed by Michiyo for The Fibre Company. Photo: Tommy MartinClient: The Fibre Co. Stylist: Maggi Toner-Edgar Designer: michiyo あみもの作家 Model: Asahi Makeup: Jaye Adams Photography: Tommy Martin Location: Fell Garth, Cumbria What’s not to like about another day shooting on location in the beautiful Lake District with Fibre Co team..? This time we were shooting a very elegant collection from designer Michiyo, modelled by the very elegant Asahi, who I shot with at almost exactly this location, ... View Images...
  • On Location with The Shackleton Company

    The Shackleton Company AW17 Ullswater, Photography by Tommy MartinWhile it is better to busy than bored, it plays havoc with keeping my blog up to date… I was approached by The Shackleton Company all the way back in October to shoot some atmospheric location shots of their clothing range in the Lake District. They’re producing a fantastic range of gear, putting a modern spin ... View Images...
  • The Fibre Company: ‘April In Paris’ Collection

    Fibre Co 'April in Paris' Collection, Photography by Tommy MartinClient: The Fibre Co. Stylist: Maggi Toner-Edgar Designers: Emma Wright & Hanna Maciejewska Model: Jessica Watkins Makeup: Jaye Adams Photography: Tommy Martin Location: The Bowes Museum So, when a client tells you that they have a collection called ‘April in Paris’, it sounds like a promising start. Only the logistics dictated that it had to be shot in December. In the UK. It turns out that there is actually a ... View Images...
  • Grey Fox Feature Shoot

    British Outdoor Wear: A Photographic Celebration of a Great Heritage - Photography by Tommy Martin for Grey FoxLast month I was contacted by David Evans, of Grey Fox blog fame, to see if I was interested in a shooting a feature for Grey Fox on British heritage outdoor wear in the Lake District. Obviously, I did. The title of the feature is basically my job description… Share this:TwitterLinkedInFacebookGoogleEmail View Images...
  • A Yarn Story: Inishmeane

    Inishmeane Arran sweater designed by Rachel Brown. Location fashion Photography in the UK Lake District by Tommy MartinClient: A Yarn Story/The Fibre Co. Designer: Rachel Brown Stylist: Maggi Toner-Edgar Models: Paul Cullen & Cassie Photography: Tommy Martin A part of our day shooting for Fibre Co.’s new Innisfree Collection we included some shots with the fantastic Inishmeane Arran sweater, made using Fibre Co. Arranmore Yarn, commissioned by A Yarn Story and designed by Rachel Brown (who also ... View Images...
  • The Fibre Company: Innisfree Collection

    Innisfree Collection of designer Arran knitwear by The Fibre Company. Location fashion Photography in the UK Lake District by Tommy MartinClient: The Fibre Co. Pattern Designer & Stylist: Maggi Toner-Edgar Model: Jessica Watkins Makeup: Jaye Adams Photography: Tommy Martin I just love shooting for The Fibre Company. It’s not very often that you get to work with such a great team, or a client who provides me with briefs that are remarkably similar to the type of thing I write ... View Images...
  • The Fibre Company: Zen Variations

    The Fibre Co: Zen Variations Collection by Renée Callahan. Location Fashion Photography by Tommy MartinClient: The Fibre Co. Stylist: Maggi Toner-Edgar Designer: Renée Callahan Model: Stacey Mellin Photography: Tommy Martin We had originally planned a very different shoot for this collection. There was going to be beaches and sand and rocks and big moody skies. Turned out, there was also gale force winds and horizontal rain. Wanting to maintain my reputation (Tommy Martin: “never ... View Images...
  • Muncaster Castle Test (Part One)

    Fashion Photography by Tommy MartinI’ve been working with stylist Maggi on a few commercial shoots recently. A while ago she mentioned that she had been loaned a stunning, genuine 1940s couture silk dress by Jean Dessès. Obviously, we had to shoot it. We had to organise a test. Maggi put together a bunch of other outfits (a few feature ... View Images...
  • The Fibre Company: Fell Garth Collection

    Location Fashion Photography for The Fibre Co by Tommy Martin The Fell Garth Collection: Client: The Fibre Co. / Stylist: Maggi Toner-Edgar / Wardrobe Collaboration: The Shepherdess / Designers: Emma Wright & Melanie Berg / Models: Deborah Ingram & Asahi Pollock / Photography by Tommy Martin I spend a lot of time honing what I do, making steady progress and getting steadily, slowly better. Every so ... View Images...
  • The Fibre Company: Nordlandda Collection

    Location fashion shoot at Haweswater in The Lake District for The Fibre Co: Photography by Tommy MartinI’ve been dying to share some of these, the client has just given me the go ahead… These are from a shoot for The Fibre Company last month. Styled by Maggi Toner-Edgar, knitwear designed and made by Rachel Brown, modelled by the always wonderful Stacey Mellin. Additional wardrobe supplied by Cockermouth Country Clothing. ... View Images...
  • Bridal Couture on Location Part 3

    Models Tilly Tails & Seb Coombe Dresses by Karl Bowman, Suit by Edwin DeBoise (Steeds) Make Up by Jaye Adams, Hair by Tanya Tinkler (Salon Rouge) Photography and Retouching by Tommy Martin Share this:TwitterLinkedInFacebookGoogleEmail View Images...
  • Bridal Couture on Location Part 2

    Bridal Couture by Karl Bowman, Bespoke tailored suit by Edwin DeBoise, Photography by Tommy MartinModels Tilly Tails & Seb Coombe Dresses by Karl Bowman, Suit by Edwin DeBoise (Steeds) Make Up by Jaye Adams, Hair by Tanya Tinkler (Salon Rouge) Photography and Retouching by Tommy Martin Share this:TwitterLinkedInFacebookGoogleEmail View Images...
  • Bridal Couture on Location

    I think it’s safe to say I’m quite proud of these… more to follow… Models Tilly Tails & Seb Coombe Dresses by Karl Bowman, Suit by Edwin DeBoise (Steeds) Make Up by Jaye Adams, Hair by Tanya Tinkler (Salon Rouge) Photography and Retouching by Tommy Martin Share this:TwitterLinkedInFacebookGoogleEmail View Images...
  • Rampsbeck Experience Part 2 (now with added churches)

    Bridal Fashion shoot by Tommy Martin at Rampsbeck Hotel, UllswaterThe thing that keeps me going as a photographer is that despite the long hours, the frustration of endlessly chasing clients and the ever shrinking budgets, the buzz I get from making images like these is incomparable and irreplaceable. Share this:TwitterLinkedInFacebookGoogleEmail View Images...
  • The Rampsbeck Experience

    Bridal Fashion shoot by Tommy Martin at Rampsbeck Hotel, UllswaterA select few from a fantastic day shooting fictional weddings with the team at Rampsbeck Country House Hotel… Share this:TwitterLinkedInFacebookGoogleEmail View Images...
  • Karl Bowman at Lowther Castle Part 2

    Karl Bowman's Fall 2015 collection shot on location at Lowther Castle. Photography by Tommy MartinThe continuing story of a day on location the Karl Bowman Fall 2015 collection at Lowther Castle… (Part 1 here…) Photographer: Tommy Martin Assistant: Katie Johnston Designer: Karl Bowman Makeup Artist: Jaye Adams Hair Stylist: Lisa Ivinson Models: Franki and Helen Holt from Nemesis Jess from La Moda Share this:TwitterLinkedInFacebookGoogleEmail View Images...
  • Karl Bowman at Lowther Castle Part 1

    Karl Bowman's Fall 2015 collection shot on location at Lowther Castle. Photography by Tommy MartinWe decided to take the Karl Bowman Fall 2015 collection for an outing. After talking about, and ruling out, a whole bunch of potential locations we found ourselves at the beautiful Lowther Castle because, well, it’s a castle… A great day’s shoot with an absolutely fantastic team. Stay tuned for Part 2 tomorrow… Photographer: Tommy Martin Assistant: Katie Johnston Designer: ... View Images...
  • Casting Call: Bridal Fashion/Beauty Test

    I’m shooting a test with Makeup Artist Jaye Adams on Wednesday 11th March. We’ve got use of a stunning hotel on Ullswater and a great collection of wedding dresses and suits. We’re looking male and female models, ideally real-world couples. If you’re interested please send your details to tommy@tommymartin.co.uk This is an unpaid test/tfp job that is ... View Images...
  • Karl Bowman Lookbook Fall 2015

    Karl Bowman Lookbook Fall 2105, Photography by Tommy Martin Exciting times… Karl Bowman’s new ready-to-wear collection has just premiered at a pre-London Fashion Week runway show on Kings Road. The lookbook brief called for mannequin-straight shots in matching front/back pairs, with all the emphasis on the cut and finish of the clothes, rather that the model and the poses. It was shot and edited ... View Images...
  • Shoreline: Karl Bowman Couture on Location, photographed by Tommy Martin

    Shoreline: Karl Bowman couture photographed by Tommy MartinSo, back to work with a bang… I am really excited about these shots. They are definitely going to become part of a much bigger series. Plans are afoot, plots are being hatched. There are more than 30 dresses in this new Karl Bowman collection, so I’m thinking that there’s a lot of scope. Combine ... View Images...
  • Casting for Karl Bowman’s new Lookbook

    I’m shooting a lookbook for Karl Bowman’s new collection on Sunday 13th July in Penrith. Karl is holding a casting on Friday 4th and Saturday 5th July in Penrith, Cumbria. We’re looking for female models that fit the following: Minimum age: 18 Minimum hight: 5′ 7″ Size: Average UK 8 Hair: a natural colour No tattoos You can contact Karl directly on kb@karlbowman.co.uk Please ... View Images...
  • Casting Call for Lifestyle/Fashion Shoot

    I’m looking for one male and one female model for a paid fashion shoot in the Lake District. It’s a editorial/lifestyle type of shoot for a new commercial client. 30-40’s age range. A couple would be ideal. Local, NW-based would be great but not essential. Shoot days pencilled for 17th and 18th Feb. If you’re interested, please drop me an ... View Images...
  • Karl Bowman 2013: Catwalk Show

    A few shots from the runway show to unveil Karl Bowman’s fantastic new collection last weekend… Share this:TwitterLinkedInFacebookGoogleEmail View Images...
  • Karl Bowman 2013: Behind the Scenes

    Behind the scenes at Karl Bowman’s 2013 catwalk show last weekend… Amazing just how much goes into a bit of walking up and down. Share this:TwitterLinkedInFacebookGoogleEmail View Images...
  • Karl Bowman 2013: The Full Collection

    Last night was the runway show and official unveiling of Karl Bowman’s stunning new collection (more about the show itself very soon). I spent last Sunday in the studio with Karl, makeup artist Jaye Adams and models Debbie Ingram and Alex Pratt, shooting the entire collection. The beginning of last week was taken up editing ... View Images...
  • Karl Bowman 2013: work in progress

    Last weekend I got together with Karl Bowman to shoot his new collection. Simple job, that we’d been planning for a while; one day, with two models, to shoot all 40-ish new outfits. OK, long day… but no problem. Then 40 dresses grew to 50. Ish… And the week before the shoot it was 60. ... View Images...
  • Karl Bowman Studio Shoot 2012

    My second studio collaboration with couture designer Karl Bowman. More heavy use of green screen, this time around the composite backgrounds are all my landscape work. This series of images was created specifically to promote Karl’s 2012 collection and was published in a few places, including a feature in Carlisle Living magazine. Share this:TwitterLinkedInFacebookGoogleEmail View Images...
  • Karl Bowman Catwalk Show 2012

    Shots from the runway, Karl’s 2012 fantastic show. Share this:TwitterLinkedInFacebookGoogleEmail View Images...
  • Karl Bowman Studio Shoot 2011

    My first collaboration with designer Karl Bowman, shot on green screen in my studio. Share this:TwitterLinkedInFacebookGoogleEmail View Images...
  • Karl Bowman Catwalk Show 2011

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One Response

  1. Ivy Carrington
    Ivy Carrington · August 27, 2014 at 09:11:20 ·

    Great Pics 🙂

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