Robert Timothy | Photographer


Robert Timothy is a photographer who crosses genres from portraiture to fashion, working for a number of publications, websites and clients. His work is in the permanent collection of the National Portrait Gallery (London) and has held solo exhibitions in London and Cape Town. Robert was born in Zimbabwe, grew up in South Africa but lives in London and travels widely.

"My best photos are the ones I've yet to take..."


Filmed work

In tandem with his photography, Robert is also a visual creative and filmmaker with more than decade's experience at the BBC - shooting, directing and editing some of the Corporation's high profile output. He works with various clients on a range of projects from fashion brands to the Olympic Games and Royal Weddings. His most recent project has been working directly with producer Angelina Jolie to deliver a project for the BBC World Service.


2019 Portrait of Humanity, British Journal of Photography / Magnum / Hoxton Mini Press

2019 Portrait of Britain II, BJP1854 / Hoxton Mini Press


2019 Looking the Other Way 2: GPN group exhibition, Espacio Gallery, London

2019 Royal Photographic Society: Photography Competition (IPE162): finalist

2018 Looking The Other Way: group exhibition, Espacio Gallery, London

2018 Women In The 21st Century: Alternative Arts, theprintspace Gallery, London

2018 Shutterhub Open: group exhibition, The Old Truman Brewery, London

2018 One Minute To Go: solo exhibition, the Hospital Club, London

2017 GPN17: group photography exhibition, Hackney Gallery, London

2017 London Photo Show: Strand Gallery, London

2017 Royal Photographic Society: Photography Competition (IPE160): finalist

2017 Royal Birmingham Society of Artists: Annual prize exhibition: RBSA Gallery, Birmingham

2016 Money and Power: Group photography exhibition, The Guildhall Art Gallery, London

2016 Anima: Group portrait exhibition, theprintspace Gallery, London

2015 Portrait Salon: group exhibition, Embassy Tea Room, London.


2014 National Gallery Portrait Prize ‘Taylor Wessing’ finalist, National Portrait Gallery, London

2014 Webby Award honoree, Best use of photography