Dewi Lewis

Founder, Dewi Lewis Publishing

Dewi Lewis established his publishing house in 1994. Internationally known, its authors have included photographers such as Martin Parr, Simon Norfolk, Pentti Sammallahti, Paolo Pellegrin, Sergio Larrain, and Anders Petersen as well as many emerging photographers. He has worked in close collaboration with a number of European publishers and was a founding member of The European Publishers Award for Photography, which ran for 22 years until 2015.

An Honorary Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society, he was awarded the Society’s inaugural RPS Award for Outstanding Service to Photography in 2009. He has also received the Kraszna-Krausz Foundation award for Outstanding Contribution to Publishing and Dewi Lewis Publishing received PHotoEspana’s prize for Outstanding Publishing House of the Year in 2014.

He has acted as jury member for several major competitions and as a portfolio reviewer at innumerable international photography events. He has been a ‘Master’ three times for the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclasses. As well as his own book, Publishing Photography, he writes occasional texts on photography and has curated exhibitions including a survey show of the famous UK magazine, Picture Post, for the Atri Festival in Italy.