photography

About me

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Jonny Weeks is a British photographer, writer and picture editor. He's worked for The Guardian newspaper group since 2008 and spent the past three years managing the picture-desk in Australia. He shoots and writes about news, sport, fashion and culture.

Jonny studied journalism at University of Sheffield before starting his career as a sport reporter in New Zealand where he taught himself to shoot pics. He later completed postgraduate studies in photography at Central Saint Martins, specialising in alternative processes. In 2012 he was invited to exhibit his image Hurry Up Harry and give a guest lecture at Daegu Photo Biennale in South Korea. In 2017 he was a judge for the Nikon-Walkley photojournalism awards in Australia. He's also interviewed many celebrated photographers such as Neil Leifer and Martin Parr.

Jonny is available for commissions via the contacts below.

e: jonnyweeks1@gmail.com
t: @WeeksJonny
p: +44 (0)7709345104


Selected photo essays and feature writing
2018 – Australian Open tennis
2017 – Space whisperers
2017 – The battle for Waterloo
2017 – Behind the scenes at Taronga Zoo
2017 – Backstage at fashion week
2017 – Storm chasers
2017 – Pipe dreams: on the road in pursuit of surfing glory
2016 – Ballgowns and bikinis
2016 – Canberra balloon spectacular
2016 – Sydney's Mardis Gras parade
2016 – An interview with Martin Parr
2015 – Balls and Bulldust
2015 – Splendour in the Grass
2014 – Muhammad Ali: by the photographers who knew him
2014 – The story behind Maradona v Belgium
2013 – Sunset photography
2013 – Uncovering Chechnya's hidden identity
2013 – The art of peeping

Exhibitions
2015 – Korea International Photography Festival (Seoul Art Centre, South Korea)
2013 – Original Face (Beom-eo Art Street Gallery, South Korea)
2012 – Behind The Velvet Curtain (Wilton Way, UK)
2012 – Daegu Photo Biennale (Bongsan Cultural Centre, South Korea)
2012 – InAppropriate Appropriation (Vibe Gallery, UK)
2011 – Cross-Over (CSM Kings Cross, UK)
2011 – Exquisite Consequence (Vibe Gallery, UK)
2011 – Cryptic (St Pancras Church Crypt, UK) 
2011 – Central Saint Martins Degree Shows (CSM Charing Cross Road, UK) 
2010 – Deconstruction Project (Dilston Grove, UK)

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