Born in Manchester in the UK, Steve has lived in London and beyond since taking up photography 25 years ago. His background is as a documentary photographer, where he has covered conflicts in Africa, The Middle East and Europe before moving on to portraiture and commercial work. Steve has worked as a portrait photographer for international publications such as: the New York Times, National Geographic, The Times, The Guardian, El Pais, Stern magazine and the Los Angeles Times for over 15 years while living in London. He recently moved back to Manchester and now divides his time between there and London while also travelling abroad on assignments. In 2010 Steve set up Workers’ Photos, a photo collective that specialises in covering social issues. He is also a member of Panos Pictures, an internationally renowned photo agency based in London. Steve has run photography workshops in London, Australia, Spain, France and Manchester and has worked with all levels of photographers, from beginners to advanced and tailors his classes with a mix of technical instruction and generous time dedicated to practice.