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Experienced portrait and lifestyle photographer available to provide striking images to support editorial – Manchester and broader North West area.

NGO photographer

I’ll make your important issues into memorable stories. Working with me means you get your expert interviewer, writer and photographer all-in-one.

I work collaboratively with interviewees and bring a fresh approach to charity photography.

I have 15 years’ experience working with international NGOs and UK charities.

Documentary photographer

I work on long-term documentary projects, collaborating with individuals and organisations to share personal stories connected to a social or human rights issue.


Work published in:

Guardian, Independent Travel, BBC in photos, Marie Claire, the Metro, Amber Magazine, Shutter Hub, Photomonitor, Zeke magazine and more.


“Gemma and I worked together on a multimedia production abroad. Driven and energetic, with a proactive ‘get things done’ attitude, Gemma knows exactly what team effort means.

Her ability to connect with all those involved within the production process was a rare and refreshing find. She is a real pleasure to work with.”

Rino Pucci. Photographer. Multimedia Producer.

If you’re serious about getting the best stories then I’d love to hear from you.


• Documentary photographer.
• NGO photography and stories.
• Charity event photography.
• Communications consultant.
• Exhibition curation.
• 1-1 photography and interview coaching for NGO staff.


Exhibitions and accolades

  • Shutter Hub group exhibitions, from 2016 – current, including:
    Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, ‘Now, for the Future’ (2019)
    Gallery at Home, Monmouthshire, Wales (2019)
    POW WOW! Festival in Rotterdam, ‘Street/FORM’ (2019)
    Truman Brewery, ‘OPEN’, London (2018)
    Retina Festival, ‘OPEN’, Edinburgh (2018).
  • Social Documentary Network (SDN) 10th anniversary exhibition. Bronx Documentary Center, New York, (2018).
  • Brighton Fringe Festival’s Visual Arts Award, exhibition curator (2017).