Tony Ellwood was born in Muenster, Germany.
While living in Cape Town, South Africa, in 1996, he began assisting several professional photographers.
He moved to Brasilia, Brazil in 1997, where he freelanced for several publications, newspapers and agencies, such as “Classe A” and “Trilhas” magazine.
After his return to the UK in 2000, he continued to work as a freelancer. At the same time he successfully completed a BA hons in Editorial Photography under the Magnum Photographer Mark Power, at the University of Brighton.
Since then, Tony has participated in and helped curate several solo and group shows of his work.
His pictures have been featured in publications such as “Creative Review”, “ The Financial Times” and “Amateur Photographer Magazine”(UK) as well as “L’Echo” and “Trends-Tendances” (Belgium).
He currently resides in London, UK.