I'm a photographer specialising in documentary and portrait photography. I'm curious about communities, creative arts, the cosmos, scientific endeavour and the complexities of climate change - all framed with a strong sense of place.


Email emile@emileholba.co.uk
Instagram @emileholbaphoto
Call +44 780 621405

In addition to my photographic work, I have made a 5 part BBC Radio 4 series called Welcome to the Quiet Zone (listen on BBC Sounds) as well as co-producing the annual Ice Music Festival in Norway.


Highly commended Belfast International Photo Festival 2023 Open Submission.

Highly commended Belfast International Photo Festival 2022 Open Submission.

Arktisk Grenseland available as Field Notes 015 at Another Place Press.

British Journal of Photography Portrait of Britain 2019 Winner.

Portrait of Britain Vol 2 by Hoxton Mini Press.

Discover more about my work in this podcast conversation over at Neutral Exposure.
Published Work

Elephant Magazine, Wall Street Journal, GEO Magazin, National Geographic, Huck Magazine, The Guardian, Aftenposten K Magazine, Avaunt Magazine, NRK, Die Zeit, The Economist, British Journal of Photography, Arkitektur N, Smithsonian, Financial Times, Roads & Kingdoms, Harper's Bazaar, Business Insider, Natur Magazin, RA Magazine, Photo Vogue, Hoxton Mini Press, The Transmitter and Creative Boom.

Selected Clients

City of London Corporation, BBC Radio, Nuffield Trust, Paul Hamlyn Foundation, Greenpeace International, Simons Foundation, Dimensions, Cutty Sark Trust, Incorporated Society of Musicians, Courtauld Institute of Art, SeeAbility, Citizens Advice, Royal Opera House Bridge, Culture Mile, Serious, Berliner Philharmoniker, Dennis Publishing and National Lottery Community Fund.

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