Gallery Representation:See Exhibition Space, Long Island city, NYExposure 2014 Top 100 Finalist107 Projects RedfernTacit Contemporary Art
Agencies:Aussie EliteWINK Models
Schools Attended:AFTRSSanta Monica CollegeAustralian Centre for Photography
Photo Associations & Memberships:See.MeAustralian Centre for Photography
Australian born Photographer and Filmmaker originally from the Northern Beaches of Sydney, Emma Leslie graduated from The Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) in 2010 with a Graduate Diploma in Production Design.
Moving to Los Angeles just 3 months later, Emma found herself Writing and Directing her first short film, studying Photography at Santa Monica College and working as a Shooter Producer and Judge Coordinator for American Idol.
After 3 years working in the USA, Emma relocated back to her home town Sydney and started a photography business. Primarily photographing Newborns and Families, she eventually moved her focus to Portraiture and Weddings.
For the last year Emma has worked along side renowned Sydney Wedding Photographer Michal Kriesch as lead 2nd shooter. She is also listed with Aussie Elite Models and WINK Models Sydney as a preferred photographer.
In late 2014 Emma had the opportunity to jump back into the Directors chair when she came together with a great team to produce a Web Tourism Promo for the area of Mt Wilson, NSW. Since then she has shot and edited a number of 'Slice of Life' short films on various artists and friends.
She is currently filming a Documentary Short following the life of a 6 year old transgender girl. Her portraiture series 'Transcend - Portraits of Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth will be showing in both Melbourne and Sydney later this year.
"Turning my hobbies into my profession has changed my life"