Celine Marchbank is a British documentary photographer from London. Her work focuses on the quiet details of everyday life.
A Leica Ambassador and a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts (RSA), Celine’s work has been exhibited widely nationally and internationally. Her work has been selected for several photography awards; winner of the documentary category in the Julia Margaret Cameron Award for Women Photographers (2016), Jury’s Selection for the Prix Virginia International Photography Prize for Women (2016), category winner in the Creative Review Photography Annual (2016), highly commended in the Magenta Flash Forward Awards (2013), highly commended in the Pink Lady Food Photographer of The Year Award (2017), a finalist in the Emergentes DST International Photography Award (2012) and the winner of the Hereford Photography Festival Open award (2011). Her work has also been shortlisted in several other prestigious photography awards including The European Publishers Award for Photography (2011), The Deutsche Bank Photography Awards (2011) and The Lucie Foundation Grant (2011).
Her first book 'Tulip', the story of the last year of her mother's life, told through a tender and poetic narrative focusing on the small details in her home rather than images of her mother’s demise. Published by Dewi Lewis in 2016 it received widespread acclaim including being named The Observer Photo Book of the Month, and Photo-Eye Book of the Week, and featured in The British Journal of Photography, BBC News, The Guardian, The Times Literary Supplement, The Independent, The Telegraph, The New Yorker, Vanity Fair and Photomonitor amongst many others. She is currently working on her second book due to be published in 2019.
In 2018 she was named as one of the winning artists for the Photoworks and Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust commission to create a permanent collection of photographic artworks for the 3Ts Brighton Hospital Redevelopment Public Art Programme.
Celine also works for a range of editorial and commercial clients shooting a mixture of reportage, portraiture, food and still life.
She has a BA Hons in Graphic Design (University for the Creative Arts) and an MA in Photojournalism & Documentary Photography (London College of Communication).