Picture editor for over forty years and now Chairman of the UK Picture Editors Guild, Director of the UK Picture Editors Guild Awards and Founder of Fleet Street's Finest.
ESI Media & The Homeless Fund Partnership

The number of people sleeping rough is up a fifth in the year from July 2018. On average, across the country, two people are die each day who are homeless. That is why ESI Media has launched a two-year campaign, it’s most ambitious yet to highlight the issue and develop initiatives to help stop homelessness.…

Dave Ofield – Review of the Career

Dave Ofield: Review of the Career Picture  Editor of the Evening Standard looks back over twenty years as picture editor of the Evening Standard Dave Ofield: Review of the Career Picture  Editor of the Evening Standard looks back over twenty years as picture editor of the Evening Standard David Ofield in his final minutes at…

Picture Editors Guild Awards: And the Winner is …

Time newspaper photographer Jack Hill was awarded the Fleet Streets Finest National Newspaper Photographer of the Year award. Jack Hills’ winning set of images was described by Judge Karin Andreasson, news picture editor of the Guardian as ”An impressive mix of strong graphic images, touches of humour and warmth found in events covered by numerous…

Ron Case and the Three Queens

Just Another Day Ron Case and the Three Queens Just Another Day Ron Case and the Three Queens February 15 1952 started as a routine day for photographer Ron Case, staffer for Keystone Press Agency. His arrival in the office led to a change of assignment for him and he was sent to cover the…

Donald Campbell, 4 January 1967 – Michael Brennan

Donald Campbell, 4 January 1967 Water Speed Records In The Lake District Donald Campbell, 4 January 1967 Water Speed Records In The Lake District On the 4th of January 1967 the eyes of the world were drawn to a cold, deep stretch of water in the English Lake District. Donald Campbell was the holder of…

Harrow and Wealdstone Rail Crash, 8th October 1952 by George Phillips

The Reverend John Richards stands in the mangled wreckage of the overnight express from Perth, a local passenger train and an Express train heading from Euston to Liverpool. Around 1000 people were aboard the three trains and 112 people died in the crash and 340 were injured. It is the worst peace time rail crash in the…

Shooting The Sky, At Night

These brilliant pictures are taken by top newspaper photographer Roger Jackson. Here he gives some useful tips on how to take pictures of fireworks. More work from Roger can be seen on the Fleet Streets Finest page HERE. So how do we achieve a result like Roger, here he tells us all how to ……

Floating Ideas in a Drought

Many believe that the extraordinary weather we are experiencing this summer is unique, but not so. The summer of 1996 brought similar weather and an item on The Today programme on Radio 4 had broadcast that the water levels of Roadford Reservoir in Devon had dropped by 35 foot. The picture editor of the Mail…

And the Winner is…

Fleet Streets Finest, was this year lucky enough to be invovled in the 2018 UK Picture Editors Guild Awards. The Guild Awards are the premier awards for Press Photographers in the UK and held at a prestigious event at the Head Quarters for the Honourable Artillery Company in City Road, London. Over two hundred press…

PRESS RELEASE – Independent Partnership

FLEET STREET’S FINEST HAS SECURED THE RIGHTS TO SELL INDEPENDENT NEWS IMAGES TO THE PUBLIC. October 7th 1986 was the day The Independent newspaper arrived. Its design and brave use of pictures came as a shock in many newsrooms. The impact on other newspapers was dramatic, it was as if someone had lit a fuse and…