A night on the road photographing Senior Paramedic Paul O’Neill, a “First Responder” in the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS), during one of his regular twelve-hour shifts. The situation imposed a couple of restrictions, photographically. I travelled light within the confines of Paul’s car and didn’t use flash – it looks shocking against reflective stripes, [...]
The crowd in Manchester’s Sackville Park hold a candlelit vigil. Dozens of candles arranged in the shape of a red ribbon. For the first time, hundreds held a candlelit procession through Manchester’s “Gay Village”. A minute’s silence was held by the “Beacon of Hope” monument, in Sackville Park.
11 months ago I felt like I was running for my life. The 8th August 2011 brought a third night of rioting and looting to London. After Tottenham on the 6th and Enfield on the 7th, on the 8th I was in Hackney. On Ellingfort Road a sports car was set alight. A bus was [...]
The Dalai Lama’s on a tour of the UK. Yesterday he held a press conference at the Lowry Hotel, in Salford. I don’t think I could ever get bored of photographing someone with such an expressive face.
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 [...]