Emma Summerton is an Australian-born photographer who now lives and works in London. Summerton studied Fine Arts at the National Art School, Sydney, going on to work as a photographic assistant for 5 years. She moved to London in 1998, assisting Turner Prize nominated artist Fiona Banner and collaborating on photographic projects, including shooting images for Banner's first book released in 2003.

In her work, Summerton hopes to inspire women to be their greatest imagination of themselves. Her editorial clients include Italian, British, American, German and Australian Vogue, i-D, Self Service, Dazed & Confused, 10 magazine, Big Magazine and Nylon. Her commercial clients include Yves Saint Laurent, Miu Miu, Strenesse, Topshop, Agent Provocateur, Selfridges, Terry de Havilland, Bodyamr and Sony Music. She is currently working on the layouts for her own book of her unpublished self-portrait work from the last 6 years.

Selected Exhibitions

  • Installation of the Terry de Havilland Self Portraits SS05 at Comme Des Garçons Dover St Market, London, 2005 
  • Group exhibition, Insider Trading at the Mandeville Hotel, London, 2001


  1. 29 Apr 2010
    Emma Summerton features in a project.

    Mirror Mirror