Published in Docu Book Vol 4.
Best of Documentary & Street Photography
ISSN: 2814-9033
Digital publication (ebook)

Interview & Photographs: 

Malcolm Ganderton

Tell about yourself a little bit… How did you become a photographer?

I took my very first photograph when I was ten; my dad had bought a Zenit E camera to take on holiday. I pestered him to let me take the pictures and so I was duly elected the family photographer. I became totally obsessed with the whole photographic thing. Years later after leaving school I started work at a commercial darkroom in London to learn the craft of photography. After five years I left and became a freelance press photographer, which was some 40 years ago. I have been fortunate enough to have spent all my working life pursuing my passion for photography.

What has been the biggest lesson you have learned as a photographer?

Always carry a camera. In 1989 a reporter and myself went of Germany to cover the fall of the Berlin wall…