Posts Tagged ‘news’

Addressing a fundamental misunderstanding

Addressing a fundamental misunderstanding

One of my long term photographic projects is a study of what is sometimes referred to as “The Night-time Economy”, when the streets of our cities are transformed by revellers. It’s a lively world, in turns funny, tragic and mundane. I’m not the first to document this – today’s street photographers such as Maciej Dakowicz […]

Photos from the Boxing Day sales

Photos from the Boxing Day sales

Thousands of shoppers queued for hours in freezing temperatures in Manchester this morning, so they could be amongst the first to purchase reduced price products in shops’ sales.


The Queen pops to the Co-op

The Queen pops to the Co-op

The Queen popped down to the Co-op in Manchester last week… The visit was to formally open the Co-operative’s new building at 1 Angel Square in Manchester. In the open-plan foyer, a man sits at a hot desk ahead of her visit: The lifts are polished extra hard, ahead of the visit Waiting for Elizabeth […]

A few tearsheets from the last 24 hours

A few tearsheets from the last 24 hours

A bit of a spread of hard news, features and celebrity from the last 24 hours. The funeral of a stranger brought hundreds to a crematorium in Lytham St Annes, providing a fitting Armistice Day tribute for Harold Percival, as featured in the Guardian and Mail: My PR photos from a celebrity event for client […]

Harry Goodwin's funeral -

Harry Goodwin’s funeral –

Without wishing to sound insincere, it really was a privilege to photograph Harry Goodwin’s funeral. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Goodwin Talking to so many people at the service and wake after, it wasn’t just about celebrity. From the music fan who, when trying to find the childhood home of the Bee Gees, bumped in to Harry by chance only […]


Labour and Conservative Party Conferences - Brighton and Manchester, 2013

Labour and Conservative Party Conferences – Brighton and Manchester, 2013

Coverage of the annual conferences of the Conservative and Labour Parties, starting with the Labour Party in Brighton. Ed Balls on the ball during the traditional MPs vs Journalists football match, that kicks off the Labour Party’s Conference diary: Then on to the floor for the presentations and debates. Ed Miliband and his wife, Justine […]

Funeral of a Fireman

Funeral of a Fireman

Photographic coverage on behalf of client, Manchester Fire, of the funeral of fire-fighter, Stephen Hunt, who was killed battling a blaze in Manchester City Centre, in July. Hundreds of fire-fighters from across the UK lined the streets of Bury in full dress uniform to pay tribute to their colleague.

Latitude Festival

Latitude Festival


A night on the road with a paramedic

A night on the road with a paramedic

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, […]

My 2011 in pictures

My 2011 in pictures

Choosing my least worst photos from the year, I tried to be detached and to pick the pics I consider the most punchy and commercial. But I couldn’t. My choices are coloured by emotion and experience. For the sake of sense, I’ve divided these in to five broad headings. 1) RIOTS I’ve already published plenty […]