Martyn Aim is a photojournalist and documentary photographer. He was trained as an anthropologist and has an MA in Visual Anthropology and Documentary Filmmaking and an M.Phil in Social Anthropology. Photographs from his fieldwork projects are held in the collections of the British Museum. Since beginning his work as a photojournalist the focus of Martyn's work has been conflict, politics, humanitarian issues and the environment with a focus on the Middle East and Eastern Europe.
His photographs and reportage have been published in many newspapers and magazines such as Newsweek, Time, Le Monde,M le Magazine du Monde, Paris Match, Sunday Times, Foreign Policy, Guardian, The Atlantic, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Liberation, and the New York Times.
Martyn won First Place in the Edtorial/War Category of the International Photo Awards, 2019, for his work in Ukraine, a bronze award in the Press/War category from the 2019 Prix de la Photographie Paris (Px3) for his work in Iraq, was shortlisted in the 2018 Sony World Photo Awards (Current Affairs and News), shortlisted for the Gomma Grant, 2018 and received an Honorable Mention in the Chromatic Awards, 2018. He has produced stories for NGO's such as the ICRC, Landmine Survivors Initiative and the International Commission on Missing Persons and is RISC emergency medical certified for work in hostile environments. He is a member of the Overseas Press Club (OPC) and the Frontline Freelance Register (FFR).
2019 - Belfast Photo Festival, 2019 - Prix de la Photographie PX3, 2018 - Sony World Photography Awards, 2018 - Gomma Grant, 2018 - Chromatic Awards
- Breaking news
- Military embed
- RISC training
- Video capture