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Overview


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Overview


As a unit stills photographer I embrace the challenge of distilling the tone, mood and story of a film into exciting still images. 

Having trained in lighting design at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, I went on to design lighting for productions across the UK and internationally. My skills in production photography complemented my work in theatre and led to commissions, including as a unit stills photographer in TV and film.

Strong storytelling and beautiful cinematography inspire me and drive my work. I approach photography with a carefully honed eye for light’s nuances and storytelling potential.

I work both unobtrusively and collaboratively on set and relish the challenges of working on location. 

Publicity commissions include work for Lionsgate, Salon Pictures and The Moment, the resulting images appearing across the media on platforms including Variety-online and Empire-online. 

I have photographed performances at The Royal Opera House, The Oslo Opera House and throughout the West End; worked as the National Youth Music Theatre’s official photographer for three years and spent a summer on tour with American band Vintage Trouble providing publicity images and culminating in an exhibition. 

One of the most enjoyable elements of my vocation is working with talented actors and crew, including two time Academy Award nominated Sir John Hurt , Josh Helman, Charlie Palmer-Rothwell, Nick Moran and BAFTA award winning Chanel Cresswell as well as directors Ron Scalpello and Will Brenton.

Enhanced DBS Checked, First Aider, BECTU Member

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Credits


Credits


Credits

 

2016

Untiled Project - Salon Pictures

Who Got Rick Turk

Director - Josh Baylis

Director of Photography - Ezequiel Romero

My Name Is Lenny - Salon Pictures (Lionsgate + Front Row Filmed Entertainment)

Director - RonScalpello

Director of Photography - Federico Alfonzo

Wrong Direction 

Director - Abbie Lucas

Producer - Shamir Dawood

Director of Photography - Giacomo La Monaca

Mon Frere - Music Video

Director - Jenny Dee

Iggi - Series 2 Episodes 1-10

Director - Will Brenton

Producer - Chris Skala

Mouth Play

Director - Nick Read

Director of photography - Matt Glen

Punch's Letters to his Son

Director - Jenny Dee

Director of Photography - chris pollitt

Screw Tape Letters

Director - Emily Durrant

Director of Photography - Rob Youngson

 

Click Here to download a PDF CV

 

2012 - 2015

Lighting Designer for Theatre 

www.robyoungson.com

 

 
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Testimonials


Testimonials


Testimonials AKA what actual people say about working with me.

Christopher Skala Co-Founder and CEO of TaDaKids Ltd - "Rob was professional, considerate, quiet and turned out perfect photos that captured the fun and emotion of the show."

Anthony Lynch Senior Producer at We Are The Moment - "Those are Amazing. Your'e a genius and have captured the day perfectly." 

 

 

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