Tim McKenna photographer Tahiti
World-renowned photographer Tim McKenna now based in Tahiti.
Available for most types of editorial or advertising photography assignments.
Also available is his extensive stock library as well as his services for location scouting, production and coordination on film and tv commercials .
He has shot campaigns for clients such as Roxy, Oxbow, Tahiti GIE Tourisme, American Express, Hinano, Brasserie de Tahiti, Intercontinental Hotels, Meridien Hotels, Algotherm SPA, Billabong.
20 years' experience in travel photography, hotel and resorts, aerial photography, fashion shoots, catalogue shoots, film production and coordination.
Specialised in underwater photography and extreme sports photography (Big wave riding, extreme surf, heli ski, snowboard, wake board, motocross, etc).
He has extensive experience in tuning on-board cameras and P.O.V. set ups for extreme conditions.
Currently works with all major travel and sport magazines such as Islands magazine, Time Inc, l’Equipe mag, Surfing, Surfer, Surfing Life.
But also editorial magazines such as Le Monde, Blonde mag Germany,
Tim uses the latest photographic equipment as well as the lastest software for image treatments.
See equipment page for more details.
Digital format or transparency films available :
- 35 mm,
- 6 x 7 medium format
- 6 x 17 large panoramic format
Lighting equipment comprises shaders,
2/ PHOTO LIBRARY:
Over 40 000 original transparencies covering a wide range of subjects and locations have now been digitalized and are available partly online. Please forward your request for more choice.
Library of digital images is updated daily. See online for specific subjects or contact us for more options.
Example of subjects available : Images from French Polynesia, Hawaii, Ouzbekstian, Kamchatka, Ireland, Turkey.
Also see agencies that provide Tim’s images : Corbis, Light Mediation, Outdoor Archives,
Location scouting, production and coordination for film, TV commercials and productions.
We can provide location scouting, travel and safety advice, pre-production, production logistics, guides, interpreters, filming co-ordination, weather analysis, customs handling, consulting and D.O.P /cameraman operations.
Since 1990 Tim has worked with over 10 world champions in sports such as surfing, snowboarding, windsurfing, sailing , wakeboarding, motocross and rock climbing. He is skilled in co-ordinating groups of up to 20 people where helicopters, boats, jet skis, motorbikes and other filming vehicles and rigs are used. He has travelled to over 30 countries to find the exceptional locations which have produced the powerful sport images and breathtaking landscapes that are his trademark.
The following media has aired Tim’s footage or his work as production assistant internationally:
CNN, Sky, France 2, TF1, France 3, Canal +, M6, MCM, Eurosport, ESPN, ESPN Brazil, Channel 7, Channel 9, AP, RFO, Surf Channel, RMC, La 5. Oxbow, Reuters, Jack McCoy Films etc…
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