Tom Hartford

Tom is a London based photographer and director. He works principally in a controlled studio environment and work is defined by his rich and graphic lighting style which places an emphasis on objects and their textures, and is equally adept at working on both still and moving image projects. 


Spring Studios, Paul Barry Design, Made Thought, The Communications Store, BBH, Here Design, Grayling PR, Make Future, Wellcom London.

Harrods, La Perla, KaDeWe, Linley, Thomas Goode, Tesco, Ring, Beauty Pie, Amazon Fashion, Crafts Council, The Crown Estate, FitFlop, Mr Natty, Fortnum & Mason, Ize, Alsterhaus, Glasses Direct, Oberpollinger.

Marble Magazine, Phoenix Magazine, The Ingenue, Toni & Guy Magazine, Twenty6 Magazine, GQ, .Cent Magazine, Casa di Abitare, SomethingAbout Magazine.

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2012: Visions Couture, SHOWstudio, Le Printemps, Paris, France. (Cur. Nick Knight and Daniel Brown).
2011: For Japan, HotShoeGallery, London, UK.
2011: Meatyard New York, Umbrella Arts, New York City, USA. (Cur. John Donaldson) (Cat)
2010: Meatyard Manchester, Whitworth Gallery, Manchester, UK. (Cur. John Donaldson)
2010: The Land Between Us After Hours, Whitworth Gallery, Manchester, UK. (Cur. Ed Watts)
2010: Meatyard Arles, Recontre D’Arles, Arles, France. (Cur. John Donaldson)
2007: 30 Pictures of Joe, Village Underground, London, UK.
2007: Coast to Coast, Umbrella Arts, New York City, USA. (Cur. John Donaldson)
2006: Untitled, E3 Gallery, New York City, USA. (Cur. John Donaldson)

Selected Awards:

2007: Winner, Best New Blood, D&AD, London, UK.
2007: Commended, Twilight Photo Prize, V&A Museum, London, UK.