“It is an illusion that photos are made with the camera… they are made with the eye, heart and head.”— Henri Cartier-Bresson


Welcome to my world of visual storytelling! I'm Martin Kalvaster, a passionate sports photographer driven by the thrill of capturing the raw energy and emotion that unfolds in the world of sports. With an insatiable appetite for adventure, I traverse across landscapes, dive into the depths of the ocean, and soar through the sky to freeze moments in time through my lens. My photography journey began with a love for both sports and exploration. From the crack of a bat to the splash of a dive, I find beauty in the movement and grace of athletes in action. Whether it's the intensity of a game-winning goal or the quiet determination etched on a mountaineer's face, I strive to capture the essence of each moment, preserving it for eternity. My portfolio reflects a diverse range of experiences, from the heart-pounding excitement of major sporting events to the serenity found beneath the waves. With a keen eye for detail and a deep appreciation for the natural world, I aim to transcend boundaries and capture images that resonate with viewers on a visceral level.When I'm not behind the camera, you'll often find me immersed in the great outdoors, seeking out new challenges and pushing the limits of my creativity. Whether I'm hiking through rugged terrain, diving into crystal-clear waters, or soaring above the clouds, I'm constantly seeking inspiration from the world around me.Through my photography, I hope to inspire others to embrace their sense of adventure and celebrate the beauty of the human spirit. Join me on this journey as we explore the boundless wonders of the world through the lens of my camera.Thank you for visiting, and I invite you to explore my portfolio and experience the magic of sports and adventure through my eyes.


GaelforceElite Event ManagmentSkodaCroiTough MudderGalway Clinic Streets of Galway 8kmAran Island Ferries

West Coast RIB Adventure

Gymnastics Ireland


Irish Times

Irish Mirror

The Irish Sun

The Irish Independent

Tuam Herald


The Art of Wild Swimming

This is Galway


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