Oliver Holms is a London-based photographer and director. 

He aims to reveal the process and the personalities behind the work of acclaimed creatives. He shoots artists in the studio, dancers in rehearsal, musicians chasing inspiration and much more. He is fascinated by this hidden stage in the life of an artwork.

Born and educated in London, he started work as a freelance photographic assistant in 2003, before he started to shoot for himself in 2011. He worked for a wide variety of photographers including Paola Kudacki, David Sims, Emma Summerton, Steven Klein and Mario Testino.

His editorial clients include Harpers Bazaar (UK & China), POP Online, Clash, Modzik, Town & Country UK, Vision China, Drapers, the Observer Magazine and the Saturday Telegraph Magazine. He has collaborated with brands such as KOOVS, Ralph & Russo, YMC, eve, Ally Capellino, Griffin Gallery, Colart, Stighlorgan, Rory Parnell Mooney and Channel 4.

Oliver finished his debut short film, The Foley Artist in 2015. The film won Best Casting, Best Production Design and Best Original Score at the Berlin Fashion Film Festival 2015. (Also nominated for Best Film, Best Direction and Best Idea / Script). The film received the Award of Excellence in the Best Shorts Competition 2015, won Best Creative Direction at the Australian Fashion Film Festival 2015 and screened at London Short Film Festival 2016 and TED 2016. The Foley Artist was made in collaboration with Feast Films and Just a Little

studio@oliverholms.com / +44(0)7843 384 146