Emma Summerton is an Australian-born photographer. Summerton studied Fine Arts at the National Art School, Sydney, going on to work as a photographic assistant for five 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.
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.
Her work has been exhibited multiple times, including an installation of the Terry de Havilland Self Portraits S/S 05 at Comme Des Garçons Dover Street Market, London, 2005; Insider Trading at the Mandeville Hotel, London, 2001; and her solo show at the Christophe Guy gallery in 2019.