Emily Garthwaite is a 25 year old London based photojournalist focusing on humanitarian and environmental issues. She has worked across India, South East Asia, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. She has had exhibitions in Israel, Iran, Greece, France, London, Italy, Washington D.C, Texas, Oklahoma, New York, Los Angeles and Montreal.
Her image of an Asian elephant was selected as a Finalist for Wildlife Photographer of The Year 2015, in the Photojournalism category.
She recently co-directed her first documentary The 40th Day in Iraq on Arba’een, the world’s largest annual pilgrimage. The film will be premiering in August at Chehelcheragh International Festival in Tehran, Iran.
Emily was a member of Street Photography International from 2016 – 2018, a collective of four street photographers. Emily is now a member of Leica Akademie India and runs international workshops. She has done talks at the London School of Economics, Natural History Museum and Muji.
She has a Masters in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography from the University of Westminster, 2016.