Emily Garthwaite is an award-winning British photojournalist and street photographer based in London. Emily graduated with a Masters in Photojournalism and Documentary photography from the University of Westminster in late 2016. Her photography has been featured internationally including her photograph "Chained to Tradition" selected as a Finalist for Wildlife Photographer of The Year in the Photojournalism category.

Emily has worked with The Independent, Moroccan Tourist Board, Union Coffee, Kew Gardens, Suitcase Magazine, Durrell Conservation, SEEN Presents, Space Doctors, Shaare Zedek Hospital, The Ratiu Foundation, St Giles Trust and Nari Gunjan. 

Emily is a Member of Street Photography International, a collective of four street photographers who formed with the aim to promote the best Street Photography from around the world. SPi is currently Instagram's fastest growing account for the genre with over 350,000 followers and reaching over 8 million people per month. Street Photography International are launching The Street Awards, a competition in partnership with Olympus and currently run international Street Photography workshops. In January 2018, SPi will be exhibiting the winners, and finalists, work at Art Bermondsey Project Space in London.

She is also a trustee of the David Idowu Foundation and a member of Faces in Focus and the Women for Women youth leadership circle.

Exhibitions include - Natural History Museum, Ambika Gallery, Gallery on the Corner, Norman Rea Art Gallery, 4th Floor Studios, The Blue Shop Cottage, The Tabernacle, The Hive and Central Saint Martins.


Photo credit: Alan Schaller