Celine Marchbank is a documentary photographer specialising in British based stories, fascinated by the small everyday details of life. Since graduating from the MA Photojournalism & Documentary Photography course at London College of Communication in 2011, she has been busy working on personal documentary projects, editorial assignments and commercial commissions.
In 2016 Celine published her first book: Tulip, the story of the last year of her mother’s life. Published by Dewi Lewis Publishing, it was met with widespread acclaim, and exhibited and published nationally and internationally. Named Photo Book of the Month by Sean O’Hagan in The Observer newspaper and Photo Book of The Week by Photo-Eye, and also featured in The British Journal of Photography, BBC News, The Guardian, The Times Literary Supplement, The Independent, The Telegraph Magazine, Vanity Fair and Photomonitor amongst many others.
In 2017 Celine was a winner in the documentary category in the Julia Margaret Cameron Award for Women Photographers, Jury’s Selection for the Prix Virginia International Photography Prize for Women, and category winner in the Creative Review Photography Annual. Her work has also been shortlisted in several photography awards including The European Publishers Award For Photography, The Deutsche Bank Photography Award, Magenta Flash Forward Awards, The Lucie Foundation Grant, a finalist in the Emergentes DST International Photography Award, and the winner of the Hereford Photography Festival Open Here award in 2011.
She is a lecturer in photography on the BA (Hons) Photography course at Ravensbourne in London, a Fellow of the RSA, and a Leica Akademie Ambassador running Leica workshops around the UK.
See her website for more work: www.celinemarchbank.com
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