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Report: Press Photographer Bryn Campbell – working at UPPA in 1958

“I was covering the Transglobe Expedition (1979 -’82) for The Observer. I made a point of being photographed in the part of Captain Scott’s Cape Evans hut that was used by photographer H G Ponting. `You can see his chemicals on the shelves behind me”

Photographer Bryn Campbell sent us this overview of his first job as a staff photographer at London based photo agency UPPA for our Press Photo History Project.

‘In 1958, I started work at Universal Pictorial Press, a small agency just around the corner from Fleet Street. I hoped that it would be the first stage of a career in photo-journalism’. ….read his full report on the Press Photo History project.

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