Whether working in a studio or out on location, Paul Calver captures authentic moments and creates crisp, distinctive images that linger long in the memory. Born in Suffolk, Paul’s first love was skating, but in 2002 he dislocated his knee on a trip to Germany, picked up a camera instead and hasn’t looked back.
He is well-known for his beautifully shot sports photography, whether it’s runners snaking through snowy mountains or surfers riding waves off the west coast of India. Personal projects push the parameters of his work and these experiments feed back into commissions for brand giants like Nike and Adidas.
But there is much more to Paul’s portfolio than sports imagery and he is adept at shooting atmospheric real life reportage and documentary projects too. Recent series capturing intimate family moments form strong narratives and deeply personal moments.
Clients include Adidas, Airbnb, Asics, Audi, Canterbury, Deliveroo, Jaguar, Men’s Health, Nike, Oakley, Red Bull, Toyota, Timberland, and Vulpine.
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Forte13 imagesPaul's powerful portraits of Forte Models for his latest personal series.
Asics Nimbus SS196 imagesPaul's recent campaign stills for the launch of Asics new Nimbus road running shoe.
Audi Atacama13 imagesPaul shot an editorial story for Audi exploring the solitude and beauty of the Atacama Desert.
Paradise Valley23 imagesParadise Valley