Fall of the Berlin Wall: Goodbye to all that – the lost world beyond the Iron Curtain

Fall of the Berlin Wall: Goodbye to all that – the lost world beyond the Iron Curtain Germans who bemoan the failures of reunification might do better to remember how bad it actually was – and reflect on how far the country has come. Fall of the Berlin Wall: Goodbye to all that – the…

The Northcliffe Collection

Photojournalism at Northcliffe House The Northcliffe Collection has been carefully curated from the archives of Associated Newspapers Ltd. Many of these images from the Daily Mail, London Evening News, Daily Sketch and Daily Graphic have never been seen by the public since they were first published. Stretching back over 100 years, these iconic photographs reveal…

The Evening Standard

Photojournalism at The Evening Standard ‘Standard,Standard!’ – was the call from newspaper vendors throughout London since May 1827 when the paper was first published. ‘Read all about it’ was often heard as Londoners returned to their suburban homes. The Evening Standard has accompanied London commuters on their journey home updating people with the news of…

The Hulton Archive

Getty’s Hulton Collection In 1937 British publishing magnate Sir Edward Hulton, launched Picture Post magazine. He appointed Stefan Lorant as Editor. The Post became a publishing phenomenon. Throughout the war years, Picture Post was required reading in Britain – at times its ‘readership’ was reported at over 80% of the population. The magazine’s liberal, anti-Fascist,…

The Independent

Photojournalism at The Independent When The Independent newspaper arrived it was as if someone had lit the fuse on a firework. The dramatic use of pictures across many columns of the broadsheet newspaper were a revelation and other broadsheets tried to keep up with the trend. For a little while the photographers on a newspaper…

Nell Gifford & Perlo
New Photographer – Andrew Fox

Fleet Street’s Finest are proud to announce a new member, Andrew Fox. Andrew began his career as a trainee on the Birmingham Post & Mail newspaper, after completing the National Council for the Training of Journalist’s photojournalism course in Sheffield in 1988. While still a trainee, Andrew won the Midlands Press Photographer of the Year…

Fleet Street’s Finest – John Rogers

Fleet Street’s Finest are proud to announce a new member, John Rogers. John grew up near the Lace markets in Nottingham, now living in London, I bought my first camera at the age of 12 and a book by American photographer Andreas Feininger ‘The Complete Photographer’ which ‘became my bible’. After working an NCTJ apprenticeship…