Peter Marlow, British news photographer, Died at 63


Peter Marlow was born in 1952, in Kenilworth, England and died in 2016.

He was a British news photographer and a member of Magnum Photos.

He received education in psychology at Manchester University, graduating in 1974.

Marlow started his photography career in 1975 working on an Italian cruise liner in the Caribbean before joining the Sygma news agency in Paris in 1976.

During the late 70s Marlow worked in Northern Ireland and Lebanon, but soon found that the competition of photojournalism did not suit him.

Peter went back home to Britain and worked in Liverpool on an eight-year project. He became associated with Magnum photos in 1981 and became a full member in 1986.

Peter requested an assignment from the Somme department in France to photograph Amiens, in 1991.

Then, Peter began to work abroad again, travelling to Japan, the United States, and other parts of Europe.

Peter Marlow next photography, primarily in color.

However, well known for his depictions of places, Marlow also documented politics with a collaboration with Tony Blair.

Peter Marlow passed away at 63 yrs old due to bone marrow cancer.