Emily Garthwaite is a London based photojournalist and street photographer with a focus on humanitarian and environmental stories. 

Emily graduated with a Masters in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography from the University of Westminster in late 2016. Her image of an Asian elephant entitled ‘Chained to Tradition’ was selected as a Finalist for Wildlife Photographer of The Year 2015, in the Photojournalism category.

She recently co-directed her first documentary in Iraq on Arba’een, the world's largest annual pilgrimage. In 2018, the Iraq series and documentary are being exhibited internationally. Emily will be exhibiting her series Iraq: The Road to Arbaeen and A Portrait of India in the UK, Iran, Italy, France and USA. 

From 2016 to 2018 Emily was a member of Street Photography International, a collective of four street photographers who formed with the aim to promote the best street photography. 

Emily is now signed to Kintzing and BBH's Black Sheep Photo agency. Clients include SUITCASE Magazine, The Independent, Union Coffee, Royal Botanic Gardens, Nari Gunjan and St Giles Trust.

For all commercial enquiries please contact [email protected]

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