John DOWNING

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1940-04-17
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Style John Downing, Esq, MBE
Career photographer; apprentice photographic printer Daily Mail 1956-61; The Express: perm freelance photographer 1962-64, staff photographer 1964-2001, chief photographer 1985-2001; freelance photographer 2001-; maj news events covered incl: Vietnam, Beirut, The Falklands, Nicaragua, Afghanistan, The Gulf, Bosnia, Somalia and Rwanda; fndr Press Photographers' Assoc (now Br Press Photographers' Assoc) 1984 (pres until 1986); memb judging panel: Ian Parry Scholarship 2002, Picture Editor Awards (student section) 2002; patron Ian Parry Scholarship 2006; life memb NUJ; memb London Welsh Male Voice Choir 1998; tstee Jubilee Campaign 2009; FRPS 2011; >ir< Rothman's Br Press Pictures of the Year (human interest) 1971, runner up (news feature) World Press Photo Competition 1972 and 1978, Ilford Br Press Photgrapher of the Year 1977, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1984, 1988 and 1989, IPC Br Press Photographer of the Year 1977 and 1980 (runner-up 1991), UN Photography Gold Medal 1978, Photokina Gold Medal 1978, Martini Royal Newspaper Photographer of the Year 1990, Kodak Feature Photographer of the Year 1992/93, runner up Photographer of the Year Br Picture Editors' Awards 1994, 1995 and 1999, La Nacion (Argentina) Int Photographer of the Year 1994-95, overall winner Br Airways London Eye Photography Competition 2001, Br Picture Editors' Guild Lifetime Achievement Award 2001
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