Police

A moving letter

A moving letter

On Saturday I covered PC David Rathband’s funeral. He was the policeman who was shot in the face and blinded by Raoul Moat in 2010. 20 months later he was found hanged in his home. I travelled to Stafford in the morning, photographed the cortège in the town and most of the funeral outside the […]

UK Uncut at Fortnum & Mason

UK Uncut at Fortnum & Mason

UKUncut target those organisations they say avoid tax, using legal loopholes. They say that, if these organisations were obliged to pay tax at the same rate as those businesses that don’t exploit these loopholes, the need for cuts in public services would be reduced as the exchequer would raise more revenue which, in turn, could […]

Why shouldn't I take your picture?

Why shouldn’t I take your picture?

Someone once told me that a camera is a dangerous weapon. I didn’t agree. Irresponsible use of a photo is dangerous, but a camera’s only dangerous when used as a blunt weapon. So what is there to fear, but fear itself? A fear-response is instinctive, not rational. A cold look at the experience of being […]