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Police officer Nicola Hughes’s funeral

Photo essay of the ceremony in Manchester today, which concerned the first of the two murdered police officers. The funeral procession moved slowly up closed-off Deansgate to Manchester Cathedral where a service took place, and people gathered on the grass outside Urbis to listen. Hundreds of police were lining the roads and peeling off to […]

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Christie’s Walk of Hope

A remembrance event for people whose lives have been affected by cancer, the Walk Of Hope takes place at Tatton Park. There are various stops along the route where people can take part in small ceremonies, such as writing messages on smooth stones which they then cast into the lake, and when night falls around […]

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Light entertainment

A set of pictures featuring opera singer Sarah, taken specifically for a presentation where I explain to businesses what exactly I do – the point being, with 20 square feet of parkland, a willing subject and some nice light modifiers, you can do all sorts.

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Sporting chance

This is Barrie Wells, an entrepreneur who founds and funds the Wells Sports Foundation. He sponsors various Olympic athletes (including everyone’s favourite girl next door / gold standard heptathlete Jessica Ennis) and these athletes then take part in educational workshops around the UK, encouraging kids to get involved in sport. You can read more about […]

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Making a dog’s breakfast

For the stupidest picture story ever, reporter Carol Midgley makes food for her labrador Steve from a recipe book. During the session the dog ate so much we ultimately had to stop, and her parents took him outside so he could be sick..

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University of Salford

Recent billboard campaign to get students enrolling at the University of Salford, that will now be in your peripheral vision as you walk, wait for the Metro, or climb on the bus. The action depicted in each of the pictures eerily reminiscent of my own spell at uni (I spent much of my time on […]

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Moss Side Carnival

Happening today, right outside my flat near Alexandra Park where the carnival is taking place. Lots of characterful faces there, and while not everyone was crazy about having their portrait done, no one actually said no.

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