Posts Tagged ‘London’

Obituary: Roger Mayne, Documentarian of London’s Post-War Working Class

Posted by on Monday June 9, 2014 | Obituary, Photojournalism

Roger Mayne, whose images of working class neighborhoods in London in the late 1950s established his reputation as an important post-war British photographer, died June 7th at the age of 85, according to a statement from Gitterman Gallery. The cause of death was a heart attack, the gallery says. Mayne began photographing working class youth... More

Photographers Attacked by London Looters

Posted by on Tuesday August 9, 2011 | Photojournalism, Photos In The News

Photographers covering the rioting in London have been assaulted, robbed and had their cameras smashed, according to a report in the London newspaper the Guardian. The civil unrest began Sunday in the north London district of Tottenham after police shot a black youth and has since spread to other neighborhoods and cities around the UK.... More