Salvador Dali May 5th, 1959 by George Elam

Salvador Dali May 5th, 1959 by George Elam This wonderful photograph of Salvador Dali was taken by George Elam. George was a photographer for the Daily Mail who joined them as a messenger boy in 1934 and retired as deputy picture editor in 1985 Apart from the war years in which he served in the […]

Celestial Fracture 23/02/2021

This mosaic of images of Saturn is the 2021 winner of the Annie Maunder Prize for image innovation in the Insight Investments Astronomy Photographer of the Year awards. The Royal Museums at Greenwich host these fantastic awards that are the closest we can get to exploring space from the comfort of our own armchair. I […]

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. […]

Insight Investment 2019 Astronomy Photographer of the Year

I was honoured to be part of the judging team for this years Royal Observatory Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. An impressive exhibition is on display at the Maritime Museum in Greenwich. The winner of this prestigious event was Hungarian photographer László Francsics who took away the top prize of £10,000 with […]

Photographer’s Tale: Donald Campbell, 4 January 1967

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 eight world speed records and was the only person to set both land and water world speed records. Following in his father’s footsteps, Sir […]

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 … […]

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 […]

A Taste of Journalism’s Finest Brought to Hitchin

The wonderful photography represented by Fleet Street’s Finest was shown to the discerning folk of Hitchin. An exhibition of the great work available from the Fleet Street Finest web site was hung at The Groundworks cafe in the churchyard of trendy Hitchin, setting of the recent hit TV dramas of the BBC’s Dr. Foster and […]

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 […]