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Heathcliff O'Malley is a freelance photographer based in the United Kingdom where he lives with his family. The bulk of his work for the last 17 years being with the Daily Telegraph , travelling worldwide throughout the Americas, Middle East, Europe and Asia, covering Reportage, Portraiture, Fashion and Corporate assignments

Prior to this Heathcliff assisted a number of photographers including the catwalk photographer Chris Moore before moving on to a London based news agency.

Heathcliff's Editorial work has been published in publications as diverse as National Geographic, Nouvel Observateur, Le Monde and the Guardian to name a few . He received an Award in the Photographer of the Year category of the Picture Editor's Guild Awards in 2001 for his work covering the Genoa g8 summit, 911 and the subsequent war in Afghanistan where he lived with the Mujahideen for several months recording their defeat of the Taliban regime.

In 2007 Heathcliff gave a talk and slideshow presentation of his work at the Frontline Club in London focusing on the aftermath of 911 and the War on Terror which he has covered from it's beginning until the present day.

He also appeared with a panel of war reporters during a "Talkback" session with an audience after the showing of Hollywood actor Tim Robbins  "Embedded"  play at the Riverside Studio's in 2004.


Heathcliff's work has also been published in a number of books including:

Witness Iraq
published by Powerhouse books

Unseen
published by the BPPA

5,000 Days
published by David & Charles in association with the BPPA

Bomb Hunters  
author Sean Rayment, published by Harper Collins