Bob Newman (born Norbert Pomiecko on April 16, 1972, in Szczecin Poland) is a photographer and digital creative, based in Sydney.
Early LifeHis family emigrated from Poland to the United States, via Austria. In 1987, during his mid teens, he emigrated to Australia. His family was predominantly Jehovah's Witness. By 2004 he identified as an atheist. In 2005 he became a vegan. In 2018, with the aid of a DNA kit and piecing together family stories, he discovered a Jewish origin from Vilnius.
In his childhood he keenly enjoyed arts and crafts, and eventually Lego. In his teens, he took an interest in understanding and designing electronic circuits, computer programming and science fiction.