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November 2007 News

Weddings man named photographer of the year

Tony Sherwin has been voted Sentinel photographer of the year in a weddings promotion where readers voted for their favourite picture. The freelancer’s shot of a woman being showered with confetti proved a big hit and saw him land the

Civic reception for long-serving photographer

Press photographer John Hocknell has been honoured for his work by a civic reception and public exhibition on his stamping ground in West Norfolk. The Eastern Daily Press man turned up for a routine diary job at King’s Lynn town

Exhibition shows stresses and strains of managerial life

Newcastle United fans can relive the past glories of some of the team’s former managers with a new exhibition in the city. A three-month exhibition has opened at the Discovery Museum featuring pictures taken by photographers from Newcastle Chronicle. The

Brian retires after 40 years at the Chronicle

Bath Chronicle photographer Brian Stevens has retired after 40 years with the paper. He started his career at the Wiltshire Gazette, and intially arrived at the Chronicle to fill in for six months before taking up a job on the

Empics in sports pictures deal

Sports photo agency Empics now has the exclusive rights to market the historical sports pictures in the Sport & General and Barratts collections. The collections were acquired by Alpha in 1996 – and since that time have been exploited widely