Eamonn Mccabe began photographing for local papers before freelancing for The Guardian. After joining the the Observer in 1976, he won Sports Photographer of The Year a record four times. In 1985, he was named News Photographer of The Year for his work at The Heysel Stadium disaster. Eamonn became the Guardian’s picture editor in 1988 and won Picture Editor of the year six times. Eamonn returned to freelance photography in 2001 and has written numerous photography books. He regularly appears on television and radio talking on photography and he recently presented BBC4's Britain in Focus, a history of photography. He is a fellow of the Royal Photographic Society.