Martin Sean

Martin Sean

Biography

Martin Sean is a nature photographer who is driven by embracing nature and its splendour and communicating this humbling experience.

Using scale and detail to create an immersive experience Martin seeks to raise questions of the complexity of balance and dependability between humanity and the natural habitat.

By provoking debate in this area and demonstrating its beauty and magnificence Martin strives to create awareness of the necessity to preserve our natural environment and not merely the images of it.

Background

Since digital photography became mainstream back in 1999 Martin has been exploiting the benefits the digital process has to offer photography. A firm believer and ardent advocate of digital photography Martin is continually updating and progressing his skills and processes to in this area.  Originally focusing on underwater photography Martin has since diversified his portfolio and is now passionate about all aspects of nature photography.

Based in London, Martin travels extensively and shares his experiences of nature and wildlife through photography. His favourite places include Mongolia, Antarctica, Vietnam, Namibia, Kenya, Egypt and the United Kingdom.

Other Photographic Interests

Along with his passion for wildlife photography Martin enjoys many other genres of photography including portrait, commercial, street and architecture.

Equipment

From the early days of the Nikon D1 and then the Canon 20D Martin now primarily shoots with:

Cameras

  • Canon 1Dx
  • Canon 5D Mark II (For Underwater)
  • Canon 7D II

Essential Accessories

  • 1.4x and 2x Extenders
  • Beanbag for camera support
  • Wife!

Favourite Lenses

  • Canon 16-35 f2.8 L II
  • Canon 24-70 f2.8 L II
  • Canon 300 f2.8 L II
  • Canon 500 f4 L II
  • Canon 100-400 f4.5-5.6 L II
  • Sigma 15mm fisheye

 

 

 

Development and post processing

Martin retains full ownership of all stages of the photographic process from capture through to image production.

Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop are used for post processing and prints are produced with an Epson Stylus Pro 3880 A2+ Ultrachrome photo printer on gallary grade papers.