Celebrating excellence in the field of local newspaper photography
Basildon Echo: Rat-run road full of potholesA true classic of the genre - angry people pointing forlornly at a hole in the road. Newspaper photography at its best.
Did they have to count them all?You know what this means, don't you. You are now entering the curmudgeon years. Next: ear hair.
This is going to be my new favourite blog.
This is wonderful. A dying craft, the "getting people to look slightly peeved for a page seven lead on something impenetrably dull".
This kind of photo journalism is technically demanding, having to get a picture that both shows the complainers looking glum enough and at the same time illustrating whatever is being complained about in sufficient detail as well as writing supportive copy.
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