Martin Reftel

Martin Reftel

VE Teacher

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Contact details

   College of Vocational Education


  Emailreftel.larsmartin@rmit.edu.au


   Campus: Melbourne City


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Profile photo of Martin Reftel looking towards the camera wearing a black shirt against a black background

Contact details

   College of Vocational Education


  Emailreftel.larsmartin@rmit.edu.au


   Campus: Melbourne City


Programs

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Martin Reftel is a teacher in Photography and Digital imaging; His background is in editorial and book publishing photography servicing clients in Australia, Sweden, UK and USA.

Overview

Martin is an RMIT BA photography graduate with more than 20 years of professional experience photographing commercially for clients in Australia, Sweden, UK and USA.

Working with a range of clients for editorial publishing, book publishing, advertising and business to business. He primarily shoots in the field of Lifestyle/Portraiture, Interior/architecture and Food.

At RMIT he teaches in the Photography and Digital Imaging program in the College of Vocational Education. He has taught a range of subjects from digital image enhancements & Colour Management to Studio photography.

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Industry experience

Partner in 2 businesses:

Amorfo
A commercial photography business
Clients include:

*Australian magazines their work has been featured in:

  • Gourmet Traveller Magazine
  • Home Beautiful Magazine
  • Real Living Magazine
  • Inside Out Magazine
  • House & Garden Magazine
  • The Block – Triple Threat Magazine
  • Marie Claire Magazine Australia
  • Qantas Magazine
  • Broadsheet - Melbourne

*International magazines their work has featured in:

  • RED Magazine
  • Elle Decoration Magazine UK
  • House Beautiful Magazine
  • Good Housekeeping Magazine
  • The Daily Telegraph UK
  • You & Your Wedding Magazine
  • Marie Curie Magazine (Northstar)
  • Landscape Magazine
  • Heritage Today Magazine (Seven Publishing)
  • Easy Jet Magazine (Ink Publishing)
  • Lloyds Abode and Home Smart Magazine (Seven Publishing)

*Book publishers photographed for:

  • Hardie Grant - Roped In
  • Murdoch Books - London Style Guide
  • Argument Förlag (over 40 titles for this Swedish Publishing Company)

*Interior designers and creators photographed for:

  • Abby Seymour
  • Byzantine design
  • Handmaker's Factory
  • Ink and Spindle
  • Jane Holmes ID
  • Paper Empire
  • Petrina Turner Design
  • Sisällä
  • Space Grace & Style
  • Tennille Joy Interiors
  • Tina Lindner
  • Watts studio

*Companies Amorfo has photographed for:

  • Aegis Media
  • Blink (Open Table)
  • Courtauld Institute of Art
  • Creative Mornings USA
  • Dulux
  • Espressohead
  • Flight Creative
  • Fry's Planet Word (Sprout Pictures)
  • Google (DHM Agency)
  • House of Fraser (Hearst Magazines Luxury Brands)
  • Jo Loves...
  • Lloyds Abode and Home Smart Magazine (Seven Publishing)
  • Pantene (Hearst Magazines Luxury Brands)
  • Talk coffee
  • Virgin Pure (Hearst Magazines Luxury Brands)

 

Story of Things

An e-commerce platform representing 30+ Australian designers and artists.
Role : to photograph and promote submitted works through the platform

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Feature publications

London Style Guide

eat*sleep*shop

Saka Graville (2015).

Roped In

Creative craft projects made with rope (and other awesome things)

Gemma Patford (2017).

Print Play

Screen printing inspiration for your life and home

Jessie Wright & Lara Davies (2018).

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Acknowledgement of Country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.

aboriginal flag
torres strait flag

Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.