Kate Westaway

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Kate is pleased to announce that she will be exhibiting her work at Cafe Grounded, Brislington from May 2018 onwards in addition to the Offshore Bar in Torquay and the Surf House in St Ives.

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Kate Westaway specialises in underwater photography for clients in the UK and internationally. Her work has featured in publications all around the world including Time Magazine. She was shortlisted for the prestigious Terry O’Neill Award in 2009 and her underwater images are represented by Getty Images.

Kate is one of the world’s most experienced underwater portrait photographers. She has taken more than 20,000 images of babies underwater during her career as well as working with many media personalities. She has traveled the world photographing whales, dolphins, sharks and manta rays.

Kate also has a successful career in TV and film production specialising in adventure documentaries. This has given her a wealth of experience of working in extreme environments.
Kate’s book on humpback whales is available now, click here to buy it.






23rd May – ONGOING – Cafe Grounded, Bristol

26th Oct – ONGOING – The Surf House, St Ives

14th June – ONGOING      – The Offshore Bar, Torquay 

25th Aug- 23rd Sept        The Tobacco Factory, Bristol

25th Nov – 30th Dec         The Grain Barge, Bristol

31st Dec – 25th Aug          ‘The Other World’ Living Coasts, Torquay

14th April – 31st Dec          ‘The Other World’ Living Coasts, Torquay
16th July –  9th Sept            ‘The Other World’ Weymouth Pavillions
19th April – 29th June         ‘The Other World’ Hotel DuVin, Bristol
4th– 18th Jan                         ‘Celebrations of the Sea’ Sealife Centre, Oban

21st-27th Oct        ‘Celebrations of the Sea’ Sealife Centre, Brighton
15th-21st Nov       ‘Celebrations of the Sea’ Sealife Centre, Weymouth
22nd-28th Nov     ‘Celebrations of the Sea’ Sealife Centre, Birmingham
29th-5th Dec         ‘Celebrations of the Sea’ Sealife Centre Blackpool
6th-12th Dec         ‘Celebrations of the Sea’ Sealife Centre, Scarborough

Terry O Neill Award, Getty Images Gallery


Bild am Sonntag, Germany/ British Journal of Photography, UK/ Devon Life/ Conde Nast, Italy/ Cornish Life/ Digital SLR Magazine, UK/ Dive Magazine, UK/ Focus Magazine,Greece/ Focus Magazine, Italy/ Scuba Diver Magazine, UK/SonntagsBlick Magazin, Switzerland/ The Sunday Times Magazine, UK/ The Telegraph, UK/ The Times, UK/ Time Magazine, US/ Total Film, UK

Terry O’Neill Award 2009 –Shortlisted to final 10.
Landscape Photographer of the Year 2010 – Shortlisted
Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2010 – Semi-finals, Creative Visions Category

Contact kate@katewestaway.com