Award-winning advertising photographer and image-maker, Emma Baker is based in Auckland, New Zealand. Emma works on campaigns and projects for lifestyle brands. People and culture fascinate her. She's compelled to tell stories that explore different ways of thinking and interactions within communities. And has a natural flair for evoking emotive and striking environmental portraits of the people around her.
'When I meet someone, it's the less obvious that intrigues me.
It's pretty much the norm for me to come home with groceries in hand, kids scooting around my feet, and a collection of random stories confided to me during my day. Outside cafes, the kid's school, studio and out on location - people are forever sharing about complex family dynamics, crazy antics, parenting palavers and taboo relationships.
I've been harnessing this compassion in my work for over 10 years. As a mother, wife, director, photographer and image-maker I feel super lucky to have a creative tool for telling