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Calling all the shots: three decades on the frontline of photography
The Observer picture editor reflects on the evolution of photojournalism as he bows out after nearly 30 years

Greg Whitmore

20, Dec, 2020 @10:15 AM

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The big picture: Neil Libbert gets snowballed in 60s Harlem
The photojournalist’s stealthy approach couldn’t save him from New York kids being kids

Greg Whitmore

22, Dec, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Stuart Heydinger obituary
Brilliant news photographer who worked for the Times and then became chief photographer of the Observer

Greg Whitmore

03, Nov, 2019 @5:44 PM

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Observer picture archive: Cassius Clay in London, 30 May 1963
Photographer Gerry Cranham and writer Hugh McIlvanney joined the young heavyweight boxer preparing for his fight against Henry Cooper

selected by Greg Whitmore Observer picture editor

01, Jun, 2019 @4:30 PM

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Observer picture archive: on a kibbutz, 26 May 1958
Photographer Michael Peto visited Israel and his work illustrated an article by Nora Beloff on the young state’s growing pains.

selected by Greg Whitmore, Observer picture editor

25, May, 2019 @4:30 PM

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Observer picture archive: Bridget Riley, 25 May 1969
David Newell-Smith captured the artist in her London studio, ahead of a national tour of her drawings.

selected by Greg Whitmore, Observer picture editor

18, May, 2019 @4:30 PM

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Observer picture archive: students demonstrate in Paris, 10 May 1968
David Newell-Smith covered the events in the French capital, which culminated in ‘the night of the barricades’

selected by Greg Whitmore, Observer picture editor

11, May, 2019 @4:30 PM

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Observer picture archive: Old Bill the beggar, 11 May 1969
Celebrated for her portraiture, Jane Bown was also a passionate street photographer

selected by Greg Whitmore, Observer picture editor

04, May, 2019 @4:30 PM

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Observer picture archive: nurses pay protest, 28 April 1962
Jane Bown photographed the biggest gathering of nurses ever held in Britain for the Observer’s front page

selected by Greg Whitmore, Observer picture editor

27, Apr, 2019 @4:30 PM

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Observer picture archive: Women of Whitby, 27 April 1969
When it was announced that potash mining could rejuvenate the seaside town, photographer Tony McGrath travelled to Yorkshire to capture the essence of the place

selected by Greg Whitmore, Observer picture editor

20, Apr, 2019 @4:30 PM

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Observer picture archive: Shirley Bassey, 16 April 1970
David Newell-Smith photographed the singer in concert in London, and music critic Tony Palmer reviewed her performance

selected by Greg Whitmore, Observer picture editor

13, Apr, 2019 @4:30 PM

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Observer picture archive: Jayne Mansfield, 7 April 1967
Just two months before the American film star’s untimely death, photographer Jane Bown joined her on a troubled tour of the nightclubs of northern England

selected by Greg Whitmore, Observer picture editor

06, Apr, 2019 @4:30 PM

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