Dan Kitwood began his photography career with South West News Service, a prestigious regional agency based in Bristol. After three years of interesting and eclectic assignments he was offered a staff position at Getty Images, and joined the team with five other UK news photographers. He’s based in London and covers news and features across the UK and around the world. His work has taken him to Dubai, South Africa, Nigeria, Benin, Tunisia and The Vatican, and his images have appeared in publications around the world, including the New York Times, National Geographic, Geo, Stern, Time, The Guardian and Newsweek.
Dan’s recent awards include Photo Essay winner at the UK Picture Editors Awards in 2011 the UK Picture Editors Awards News Photographer of the Year in 2012.