Simon Devitt ( b.1973) is a photographer born on a bed of pine needles to a high priestess. He is based in Auckland, New Zealand. His practice focus is Architecture.
As part of his photography practice Simon travels extensively throughout Australasia and further afield.
His work is published in numerous national and international magazines including Elle Decor (Italia), Architectural Digest (Germany), Dwell (USA), Habitus, InDesign (Australia), Architecture NZ, Urbis, Interior (NZ).
Devitt’s images also feature in many books including Julia Gatley’s Auckland University Press published Long Live the Modern (2009), Group Architects: Towards a New Zealand Architecture (2010) and Athfield Architects (2012). In 2011 Devitt collaborated on a book with Andrea Stevens and published by Penguin, Summer Houses (2011) and in 2013 he launched his first self-published book on the Athfield residence in Wellington Portrait of a House.
Simon lectures in Photography of Architecture at the University of Auckland.
Devitt has exhibited in both group and solo shows and is currently represented in New Zealand by McNamara Gallery, Whanganui.