Falmouth grad has the X Factor


Falmouth University press and editorial photography graduate Tom Dymond has been working as the sole stills photographer on the X Factor television show.

Dymond has created all of the imagery used to create the press and publicity for the series, from the very first auditions, through to judges’ houses in France, New York, Los Angeles and Antigua.

Tom Dymond on location
Tom Dymond on location

“It’s all been great fun,” he said. “The crew and judges are all really lovely. The best bit so far was the judges’ houses; when we were in New York it was the anniversary of 9/11 and I filmed on a rooftop overlooking ground zero, with the twin lights shining as remembrance. It was very special.”

Dymond is currently working on the live shows, and has met and photographed the likes of Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Ellie Goulding, Eliza Doolittle and Miley Cyrus.