$120 million of confiscated ivory, burns in Nairobi, Kenya. Taken on assignment for Stop Ivory, The Northern Rangeland Trust and The Elephant Protection Initiative.
Protestors from the Gilets Jaunes political movement in Invalides, Paris. Over 100,000 protestors across France, and thousands more in Paris, demonstrated against fuel price rises, and the poverty of rural France in general. In Paris, those demonstrations soon turned violent, as ultra-right factions highjacked the marches for their own agenda.
A Bhutanese refugee in the Beldangi refugee camp, Damak, eastern Nepal. Taken on assignment for Franco German TV channel Arte TV, and United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR)
Fans celebrate India's historic win over Sri Lanka, in the 2012 ICC Cricket World Cup, Mumbai.
A Captain from the 38 Engineer Regiment keeps watch over Taliban positions in Helmand, Afghanistan, October 2012, during Operation Herrick XV. Supported by a platoon from the Estonian army based at FOB (Forward Operating Base) Brekna CP, they over saw infrastructure improvements to canals and ditches to build unifying relations between Afghan communities and I.S.A.F.
Children play in the streets in the Karte Seh quarter of Kabul, Afghanistan. Taken on assignment for the Government of Afghanistan and the United Nations Development Program. This photo essay was commissioned to support the Kabul International Conference in 2011, a donor conference attended by over 100 heads of states and foreign ministers. The images were published in a book provided to attendees and also exhibited. Further, the images exhibited at The British Museum and D.F.I.D in Whitehall.
Mark Teale, punk guitarist with the band ‘Anti-System’ and an anarchist - Bradford UK, 2019. Taken on assignment for a ten-part series for Arte TV about Brexit.
‘I’ve spent a lot of time in Europe recently and it was just great to flow with people, where you want to go, this that and the other. I think people are bigger than this, people get on. I’ve got loads of international friends. They are my brothers. What’s a bit of fucking land and water.’ Mark Teale
Gilets Jaunes - beginning on the Champs-Élysées and the spreading across Paris, protestors tore down anything they could lay their hands, ripping up the famous Champs-Élysées cobbles, and starting multiple fires. Police from the infamous CRS used tear gas, stun grenades, water cannons and pepper spray to subdue the violence. Cars were set alight, buildings too, and shops were ransacked.
A single mother with her child, begs for money on the streets of Kabul, Afghanistan. Taken on assignment for the Government of Afghanistan and the United Nations Development Program. This photo essay was commissioned to support the Kabul International Conference in 2011, a donor conference attended by over 100 heads of states and foreign ministers. The images were published in a book provided to attendees and also exhibited. Further, the images exhibited at The British Museum and D.F.I.D in Whitehall.
On July 16th 2018, 300,000 people lined the streets of the Champs-Élysées to celebrate France’s win at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, in Russia 24 hours earlier. In euphoric scenes, as smoke bombs filled the air and firecrackers were let off, the Patrouille de France flew over the Arc de Triomphe streaming the coulors of the tricoloeur behind them.
On January 11th 2015, just days after the terrorist attacks on the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, over a million people attended the Unity March in Paris. Many who gathered carried banners proclaiming "Je suis Charlie Hebdo". This silent protestor, standing under the arch of The Porte Saint-Denis in the 10th arrondissement exclaimed, 'It is the ink that must flow, not the blood!
A contingent of British Soldiers at Camp Bastion, Helmand, take part in an organised charity event, pulling a fourteen tonne Chinook helicopter for one kilometre along the Bastion runway.