Tiff Pemberton's first photographs were taken around the age of 8. Inspired by his grandfather who was an inventor and photographer. He grew up in Nebraska and owes much to his midwest farm upbringing. Tiff attended Brooks Institute of Photography and soon after was shooting professionally, living and working in both NYC and Madrid Spain. While in Spain he worked for most of the countries biggest magazines and department stores, shooting fashion, as well as portraits. During one of the many portrait sittings for Spanish Elle magazine, he formed a close bond with Nacho Duato, the director of the Spanish National Ballet. This would lead to the creation of many works and assignments: shooting with the ballet, fine art and advertising. Influenced by historic Spanish culture, Tiff produced his first documentary portrait series on the bullfighters of Spain. Later going on to produce several separate series on the Lakota Souix Tribe of Wounded Knee reservation, the horse track betters of New York's racing community and other diverse projects such as rural basketball hoops, and the homeless of NYC. Tiff began a more then 10-year relationship with Macys contracted to shoot all of Macy’s magazine and newspaper advertising as well as their catalogs and billboard advertising. Tiff Pemberton has worked with advertising agencies, magazines, fashion designers and large fashion houses. He has professionally photographed many celebrities ranging from Giselle to Channing Tatum, and Camilla Cabello. Although he mainly shoots advertising, Tiff is constantly working on his fine art imagery and directing brand videos and short films. Tiff currently lives in NYC.
Tiff Pemberton’s shortlist of clients:
Polo, Ralph Lauren, Prince, Battle Sports, Ektelon, Technifibre, Mercedes Benz, Aerosoles, Hypebeast, Latina Magazine, Macy’s, Kohl’s, White Wall Magazine, 17 Magazine, Instore Magazine, American Express, Armani, Calvin Klein, Casual Male, Donna Karen, Dunia, Delta airlines, El Pais Magazine. Elle Magazine, Elle Girl Korea, G.Q., Genlux, Glamour, Interview Magazine, JC Penney, Kate Spade, Jack Spade, Idol Brooklyn, LaQuan Smith, Kmart, New York Magazine, New York Times, Woodbury Magazine, Radio Shack, Rochester, Sears, Spanish Elle, Spanish National Ballet, Telva, Vogue, Votre Beaute magazine.