Category Archives: Editorial Photography

No Confidence Vote

No Confidence Vote Theresa May survived a vote of no confidence yesterday after more than a third of Tory MPs rejected her leadership. College Green opposite the Houses of Parliament was packed with media teams from around the world, MPs & Ministers including Amber Rudd shuffled between numerous TV & Radio interviews. Demonstrators supporting both…

Stop Brexit Campaigners

Stop Brexit Campaigners In the lead up to the Meaningful Vote on the Brexit deal in Parliament many campaigners for and against Brexit have been protesting outside The Houses of Parliament. Ardent remainer Steve Bray, a coins dealer from Port Talbot, in South Wales has been seen by millions of TV viewers as he holds…

Carole Cadwalladr

Carole Cadwalladr Portraits of Carole Cadwalladr taken for Dagens Nyheter in conjunction with that she had been awarded the annual Steig Larsson Prize (author of the The Millennium-trilogy). Carole is a a reporter and feature writer for the Observer, who broke the story that became the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

Brexit Withdrawal Agreement

Brexit Withdrawal Agreement With the EU leaders agreeing to the UK’s Brexit deal at a Brussels summit we went to Northamptonshire for Dagens Nyheter to gauge the views of voters in Conservative MP Peter Bone’s constituency where in some areas up to 62% voted for leave. We visited working mens clubs where people gave their…

Brexit Draft Agreement

Brexit Draft Agreement Whilst Theresa May was holding a cabinet meeting about the Brexit Draft Agreement hundreds of people from Peoples Vote & Leave Means Leave demonstrated outside 10 Downing St. For hours the worlds press waited for Theresa May to make a statement – the only activity in Downing St during the marathon 5…

Tessa Hadley

Tessa Hadley Portraits of Tessa Hadley photographed at her home in London. An assignment for Dagens Nyheter in conjunction with her latest novel ‘Late in the Day’ has been translated into Swedish ‘Syskonen’. Tessa Hadley Novels Accidents in the home (2002). Everything Will Be All Right (2003). The Master Bedroom (2007). The London Train (2011)….

Leave Means Leave

  Leave Means Leave The Leave Means Leave cross-party campaign started its ‘Save Brexit Rally’ UK tour in Westhoughton & Bolton with Nigel Farage arriving on a new Battle Bus. Nigel walked around the streets of Westhoughton and visited a market and local pub. In the afternoon a large rally was held at the University…

Labour Conference Liverpool 2018

Labour Conference Liverpool 2018 On the opening day of the Labour Conference in Liverpool a demonstration was held attended by thousands of people demanding a People’s Vote On Brexit. Anti-Brexit protesters marched through Liverpool city centre from St George’s Hall to the Pier Head. An assignment for Dagens Nyheter.

Caroline Criado Perez

Caroline Criado Perez An assignment for Dagens Nyheter to take the portraits of Caroline Criado Perez a feminist, writer, campaigner and Consultant.   In 2013 Caroline successfully campaigned to keep a woman on an English Banknote and that year the Bank of England announced that Jane Austen would appear on the £10 note from 2017….

Hard Brexit

Hard Brexit An assignment for Dagens Nyheter to meet London Swedes who expressed their opinions about how they feel a hard Brexit would effect them should it happen. Also for Dagens Nyheter a visit to MP Boris Johnson’s constituency Uxbridge and Ruislip South to speak with his constituents about their thoughts that the remain voters…

Second Salisbury Poisoning Incident

Second Salisbury Poisoning Incident Residents and business owners in Salisbury have expressed their concern about the long-term impact on the reputation of the cathedral city after a second nerve agent poisoning incident in four months. The park bench where Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, fell critically ill has been removed – next to where…

Grenfell Tower one year later

Grenfell Tower one year later The 14th of June marked a year since the terrible Grenfell Tower fire that took 72 lives, memorial services were held and 5,000 people were estimated to have taken part in a silent walk in their honour. Grenfell Tower the day it happened

Irish Abortion Referendum

Irish Abortion Referendum An assignment for Helsingin Sanomat to photograph the portraits of Breda Corish, a volunteer & member of the London-Irish Abortion Rights Campaign that encourages Irish citizens to return home to Ireland to vote in the forth coming Irish abortion referendum on the 25th May.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Royal Wedding

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Royal Wedding Images from 2 assignments for Dagens Nyheter & Helsingin Sanomat about the preparations and build-up in Windsor ahead of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Royal Wedding in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle. The souvenir shops on Windsor High Street were doing a good trade selling wedding memorabilia a…

Rachel Cusk

Rachel Cusk On an assignment for Dagens Nyheter we travelled to the Norfolk coast to meet novelist & writer Rachel Cusk. The interview was in connection with Rachel’s Outline Trilogy with Outline 2014, Transit 2017 & Kudos 2018. I took Rachel’s portraits in her garden and I felt that they worked quite well. I particularly…

Nigel Farage

Nigel Farage It is not every day you have Nigel Farage sitting opposite you and you ask him to pull up his trousers to show you his socks – which he does.   This was an assignment for Dagens Nyheter with correspondent Katrine Marçal to meet with with Nigel Farage when he attended the The…

Salisbury Poisoning Attack

Salisbury Poisoning Attack An assignment for Swedish Dagens Nyheter to cover Prime Minister Theresa May’s visit to Salisbury where she visited the scene of the poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia. Theresa May spoke with local shop keepers, 1 of whom was then interviewed, we also met with a Swede now a local…

Brexit in Lowestoft Suffolk

Brexit In Lowestoft Suffolk A story for Helsingin Sanomat about Britain’s fishing industry & Brexit in England’s most easterly town Lowestoft in Suffolk. The story was in fact 2 interwoven stories about the survival of Lowestoft’s Fish Market & the withdrawal from the London Fisheries 1964 Convention, we met up with June Mummery of Lowestoft…

Conservative Party Turmoil

Conservative Party Turmoil A story for Dagens Nyheter about the turmoil in the Conservative Party with the current Brexit negotiations and the speculation on Theresa May’s possible successor Jacob Rees-Mogg, Conservative MP for the Constituency of North East Somerset. Interviews were held with Conservative MP’s Jonathan Djanogly, Antoinette Sandbach & Tom Tugendhat who is also…

Corporate Voluntary Work

Corporate Voluntary Work An assignment to follow the voluntary clear up operation at the grounds of Raynes Park Vale Football Club undertaken by the building contractors the Kisiel Group.   It was a glorious Winter morning with frost on the ground and clear blue skies above when I met up with some of the team from…

Hattingley Valley English Sparkling Wines

Hattingley Valley English Sparkling Wines This was a nice assignment to visit Hattingley Valley in Hampshire for a story about their English Sparkling Wines for the Finnish newspaper Helsingin Sanomat. English Sparkling Wine English Sparkling Wine is becoming increasingly popular and English vineyards such as Hattingley Valley are winning international prestigious awards where during blind…

Peter Frankopan

Peter Frankopan A nice assignment for Dagens Nyheter to take the portraits of author Peter Frankopan in Oxford where he is a Professor of Global History at Oxford University and also a Senior Research Fellow at Worcester College. Peter’s book (2012), The First Crusade: The Call from the East, was published to wide acclaim and…

Last Night of the Proms

Last Night of the Proms A wonderful assignment for Finland’s largest daily newspaper Helsingin Sanomat to cover the BBC’s Last Night of the Proms at the Royal Albert Hall. There was extra interest in Finland for the 2017 Proms as Finnish composer Lotta Wennäkoski opened the last Prom (Prom 75) with her new piece ‘Flounce’…

Brexit and the Irish border

Brexit and the Irish border An artwork by artist Rita Duffy called Soften the Border with cushions made by women’s groups placed on the bridge border between the neighbouring villages of Belcoo in County Fermanagh and Blacklion in County Cavan. A reportage for Dagens Nyheter about Brexit and the Irish border and how goods and…

Princess Diana’s Death 20th Anniversary

Princess Diana Memorabilia 78-year-old Jo Dobson stands amongst her extensive collection of Princess Diane memorabilia filling her home in Gloucester. Some of her collection is being exhibited at the Gloucester Life Museum to mark the 20th anniversary of Diana’s death on the 31st August 1997. An assignment for Helsingin Sanomat.

Karl-Johan Persson

Karl-Johan Persson Karl-Johan Persson CEO of H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB launched H&M’s eighth fashion brand, Arket, on Regent Street, London. The new brand, Arket, will sell clothes for adults and children, and household products and will include a cafe offering Swedish-style food. H&M’S other brands include Cos, & Other Stories, Monki, Weekday…

Female Genital Mutilation

Female Genital Mutilation A reportage about Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) for Helsingin Sanomat. We visited the National FGM Centre and met with acting head Meg Fassam-Wright and her staff who talked about their work and their partnership between Barnardo’s and the Local Government Association (LGA) to achieve a systems change in the provision of services…

Brexit in Clacton-on-Sea and Margate

Brexit in Clacton-on-Sea and Margate An assignment for Dagens Nyheter about Brexit in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex & Margate, Kent. Clacton was chosen having been the stronghold for UKIP and where Douglas Carswell in 2014 became the UKIP’s first elected MP. The story was about how people felt about Brexit and if they voted for UKIP in…

Daisy Evans

Daisy Evans This was an interesting assignment for Helsingin Sanomat to photograph the portraits of theatre & opera director Daisy Evans. The portraits were taken minutes before the first production of the silent opera Vixen at the Vaults London. Daisy is the founder of Silent Opera – in an interview with Southwark News she says:…

Antti Holma

Antti Holma An assignment for Helsingin Sanomat to photograph the portraits of Finnish actor, writer and author Antti Holma, the images were taken whilst Antti was visiting theQueer British Art 1861–1967 exhibition at Tate Britain. We also filmed the interview that can be viewed by Helsingin Sanomat subscribers.

Finsbury Park Terror Attack

Finsbury Park Terror Attack Following the van attack outside a mosque and on assignment for Dagens Nyheter) we met with local residents who expressed their views and how their local community would come together to show solidarity with the victims and their families.

Grenfell Tower Fire

Grenfell Tower Fire The terrible tragedy at Grenfell Tower. On assignment for Dagens Nyheter in the early hours after the fire began we met with local residents who told their harrowing stories and we also met with members of the community that immediately came together in providing help and support for the victims families and…

General Election 2017 Emma Dent Coad

General Election 2017 Emma Dent Coad The results of the General Election gave Kensington a Labour MP in a Conservative stronghold. Emma Dent Coad’s win came after three recounts and with a majority of just 20 votes over former Conservative deputy London Mayor Victoria Borwick. On assignment for Dagens Nyheter We met a happy, yet…

London Bridge Terror Attack

London Bridge Terror Attack Images from an assignment for Dagens Nyheter to cover the London Bridge terror attack. Images are from the evacuation of people in Borough Market, from interviews with people the following morning and from the vigil to remember the victims of the attack at Potters Field Park, in central London.

Glyndebourne Festival

Glyndebourne Festival This was a nice assignment for Helsingin Sanomat to photograph the atmosphere of one of the world’s oldest and most celebrated opera festivals, the Glyndebourne Festival Opera, held at Glyndebourne, an English country house near Lewes, in East Sussex. The festival has been held annually since 1934, picnics are laid out in the…

Manchester Terror Attack

Manchester Terror Attack The day after the Manchester Arena attack Mancunians came together showing love and support for one another. One couple gave out free hugs to strangers and when hugged were given a card that read “You are loved”.

Julian Assange Ecuadorian Embassy

Julian Assange Ecuadorian Embassy Julian Assange speaks to the waiting world’s media at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London after Swedish authorities dropped a probe into sexual assault allegations against him.   Julian Assange’s cat | November 2016 Julian Assange 1 year anniversary | June 2013 Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian Embassy | August 2012

Second Scottish Independence Referendum

Second Scottish Independence Referendum An assignment for Swedish Dagens Nyheter, together with journalist Erik de la Reguera we visited Kingussie in the week before the Scottish Parliament Holyrood were to vote on SNP’S Nicola Sturgeon’s plans for a second Scottish Independence Referendum. Kingussie is a small town in the Scottish Highlands, it lies beside the…

Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election

Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election A reportage for Dagens Nyheter about the Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election 2 days before the polling day. We followed one of the many canvassing teams from UKIP out door knocking and we attended a Labour meeting held by Gareth Snell who was supported by the visiting John McDonnell, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer.

Donald Trump Protest Parliament Square London

Donald Trump protest Parliament Square An assignment for Swedish Dagens Nyheter. During the afternoon people supporting One Day Without Us: National Day of Action – a day celebrating the contribution of migrants in the UK – began gathering in Westminster. As MPs debated a 1.85m-strong petition against Trump’s planned June visit thousands of protesters gathered…