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Jeff Mitchell: Nikon UK Press Photographer of the Year

“What I witnessed that evening and in the coming days was incredible, a battle was in full flow with protestors trying to retake a portion of the Maidan that they had lost to the riot police a few days earlier.”

Matt Cardy photographs the last troops leaving Afghanistan

Following the end of combat operations in Afghanistan and the closure of the last UK base at Camp Bastion, the remaining British troops in southern Afghanistan have been leaving the country through the once bustling Kandahar airfield. Getty Images photographer Matt Cardy became the last journalist to be embedded with British forces at the base.  He shares his […]