Category Archives: East End photographers

Photos of Roman Road, Bow and Bethnal Green

Spend enough time in Roman Road and you’ll see one of the Photo Friends, camera in hand and looking for another glimpse of Bow to immortalise in film … or nowadays on memory card. Don Archer, Ken Claisse, John Curtis, Jim … Continue reading

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London From The Air

Centuries of change Centuries of change, building and rebuilding have shaped the East End, its buildings and the routes of its streets. It’s a wealth of detail that we, at pavement level or behind the wheels of our cars, rarely … Continue reading

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The cockney photographers

Forty years ago, Swinging London was yet to swing. Everything was in black and white and, in class-bound Britain, fashion photographers were trades-men – polite, smart, seen but not heard. A new breed of snappers changed all that – Terry … Continue reading

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Harry Hammond, East End photographer

Photographer Harry Hammond came from a more gentle age, when celebrity snappers were out to make the best of their subjects – rather than catch them off guard, inebriated or partially clothed. ‘I always tried to catch the star looking … Continue reading

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