Guy Needham

Guy Needham is a photographer whose worldview was shaped by growing up on the East Coast of New Zealand.

Noted for his work with indigenous tribes, he primarily draws on themes of culture, identity and place.

His style spans both documentary and portrait art, leading to his exhibitions being as much stories as they are visual collections.

His work has been exhibited in New York, London, Tokyo, Moscow, Los Angeles, Sydney and Athens, as well as appeared in National Geographic Traveler, Lonely Planet and the Royal Photographic Society's Journal.

5 questions, 5 answers

Do you have a favourite colour?


How do you take your coffee?


Is there something you can’t live without in your studio?

My tape measure

Who is your favourite artist of all time + now? Why?

Dorothea Lange – she captured souls

5 words that explain you or your art

Connected, storied, singular, intimate and remote.