Emily Garthwaite is a 25-year-old London based photojournalist focusing on humanitarian and environmental issues. She has a Masters in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography from the University of Westminster, 2016. She has worked across India, South East Asia, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Emily has also had exhibitions in USA, UK, Italy, Iran, Greece, France and Canada.
Publications included: Guardian, Sunday Times Magazine, BBC, Forbes, Natural History Museum, SUITCASE, i-D Magazine, Newsweek and The Independent.
Her image of an Asian elephant was selected as a Finalist for Wildlife Photographer of The Year 2015, in the Photojournalism category. In 2018, Emily's image of a sun bear was awarded as a finalist for Wildlife Photographer of The Year 2018, 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. Emily is a member of Leica Akademie India and runs international workshops.