Above: Photographer Jeff Wright returning from a round of Saturday jobs in 1961 with a top hat purchased for one shilling. | At a reunion in 2009, forty years after the Evening Mail launch – more here!

Over the last ten years we have been building stories from ex-photographers and photo agency staff explaining what they did in the industry – their day job  – how it worked and how they spent their lunch breaks!

Alfred Robinson – Over 40 years staff at London News Agency Photos 1908 – 1959
Remembering Fleet Street: Bruce-Miles – The Times Picture department 1950s
A day in the life of a Fleet Street photo press agency 1960’s
Identified: Central Press lunch break 1965/70 – Photos
Central Press photo agency staff ‘incredible reunion’ after 45 years
Peter Smith – My life in Fleet Street
• Jeff Wright – my time as a press photographer – 1960’s / 70’s