Australian born Emma Summerton (*1970) graduated from the National Art School in Sydney, where she studied fine arts majoring in Photography. Summerton moved to London in 1998, where she worked as an assistant to artist Fiona Banner while starting her career as a photographer.Read More
Emma Summerton’s first published fashion editorial was a Self Portrait Polaroid story shot for Dazed & Confused in 2005. Since then Summerton has established herself as one of the most talented photographers to emerge in the mid 2000's. Her in-depth technical knowledge coupled with her eye for detail and love for fashion have made her images not only unique but very distinctive, setting her apart from other photographers working in the industry today.
Summerton’s Editorial Clients include: Italian, British, American, German, Australian, Spanish, Japanese and Chinese Vogue’s, i-D, Self Service, Dazed & Confused, The Last magazine, 10 and Big Magazine.
Now, she is revisiting those early Polaroids for the first solo show of her work at the Christophe Guye Galerie in Zurich, which runs until November 23 rd. Alongside her well-known portraits with the shoes, the show features many of Summerton's private 'Polaroids', like 'visual love letter' she would share with her partner at the time, also a...