We believe there is a promising future for collaborative ventures between outstanding talent and dynamic, visionary brands. We want to push the boundaries of imagination, not only delivering inspiring images, end-products and experiences, but also redefining the way we think about the collaboration between them.
We have built a strong network of contacts and associates over more than fifteen years experience in the creative photography industry, and are always looking forward to new exciting ideas and challenges.
During the last five years DMB Media has grown into three separate companies, DMB Creatives, DMB Represents and Lucid-ly, each specialised in a different area of photography.
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Having studied Photography and Photographic History in the UK, David Birkitt embarked on a career in photographer representation with the London based agency Penny Rich in in 1996, representing photographers that included Lee Strickland and Jane Hilton. Working alongside Penny he managed various commercial photography projects producing shoots in Europe for brands such as Ben Sherman, Next Directory and Britsh GQ.
In 2001 he moved from London to New York during his time there he continued representing photographers, building key relationships between the Artists, Agencies and Brands, during the next 7 years he worked with some of the most renowned photographic artists including Nadav Kander, Stephen Shore, Larry Sultan, Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin, Joel Sternfeld, John Midgley and Mitch Epstein. Operating internationally, clients for both photography and production services included Nike, Adidas, Samsung, The British Gold Council, Intercontinental Hotels, GE, VW, Mercedes Benz, Orange Communications, Vodafone, British Vogue and British Airways. During this time David also worked with Magnum Photos photographers including Martin Parr, Alec Soth, Peter Marlow and Stuart Franklin.
Wanting to combine his knowledge and experience along with his own vision for the future of the photographic industry as a whole, he founded DMB Media in 2008 back in London. The vision was to bring together the most exciting and challenging lens based artists committed to pushing the boundaries of the creative process along with the new possibilities provided by digital platforms and live experiences.
Bespoke Creative Management
Focusing on author-based projects and commissions, DMB Creatives offers bespoke management for lens-based media artists, bringing them together with commercial and editorial clients for special creative commissions based on their individual vision and work process.
DMB Represents is a commercial-focused agency, featuring a selection of top practitioners in the creative imaging industry. The range of disciplines within the agency is very wide, from still photography and moving image (production and postproduction) through to art direction, design and illustration.
DMB Represents offers a range of specialised services for the commercial creative photography industry: Negotiation, production, budget management and delivery, Pre and on set production for stills and moving image, Postproduction and digital art, Consultancy services to photographers and agencies, art direction and design for photography and video, editors and graders for photography and video, Illustration and street art.
In 2012 Birkitt teamed up with photography curator Rodrigo Orrantia, to open Lucid-ly, an international company focused on planning, producing and managing art photography projects. Since it’s creation Lucid-ly has worked on large scale exhibition and publication projects with major museums and art fairs in the UK and Europe.
Lucid-ly also offers consultancies to artists and photographer’s wanting to publish and market personal projects. The company works on a bespoke basis, building creative partnerships with artists and photographers, design studios, collectors and art institutions to envision and develop high quality art projects, publications and exhibitions.
Managing Director - David Birkitt.
UK Registered Company Number - 06642135