Derek Evans obituary - Royal Photographic Society

Derek Evans obituary - Royal Photographic Society

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Title Derek Evans obituary - Royal Photographic Society
Creator Royal Photographic Society
Subject Derek Evans obituary
Description Derek Evans obituary - Royal Photographic Society
Publisher Royal Photographic Society
Contributor(s) Keith James
Date Unknown
Type Manuscript
Format Magazine
Identifier
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Language English
Area Herefordshire
Collection Private collection
OCR DEREK EVANS FRF'S FRSA
l'mclmuce m Hml‘md. workmg clueny far The
A Hen/find Cum and Bullm. Dcrck Evallx
FRI’S, who has died Aged 32, web fur nearly
hall .\ n. my pelhups me mm: Mddy mcoglllstd
rue: umoug locul journullsu
Born [be $0" of a WeNI miner. Ills childhood
pawun nu phumgmphy wzn mlcnumgw by lhn<e
who §aw hm (alcm In a camel of lhe darkened
plnjectlnn mom 3“ lbs Rllz all-lama. films and pril -
cullld bc ~afbl) dcvcloped under me luleluge of
mgnllm Roy slum 7 hiumlf .l km photographer,
In 1953, hemmed TllcNLllmml/ (inwmphu mam [0
cover (he Queen‘s Camuaum bang pmllloned up u
lamppusl in The Mall. He gamed :m an ' le
lvplflanon mmughoux Eumpe m the 1950:. bclng
pm ully wrll pllbllshcd In French plmm
magazincs and same of h pic|ure> are mluvcd ”I
The Eelglan Pholo Muscum m Antwerp
I.“ 1957, Dekk opcnrd hm finuludluxll Broad Slrecl
The vml'k was almml cnllmly for local. rcgmml and
nullonul newspAperav Fleet Sued mu m in mum. uud
mmm om flowed from T/w Duh alum I/w
Mirmn The TIME: and (Ilhfir dailiex now lou in lllnc
finch u The Dam Hamill and TN! SAM/l He Mm
prollfic m elucrlug phnmgmphit compellllons, and
pnnt» wnlve \Allh Gum um! 0|th llwurd~ fmln
rcglonal. nalional and lnlcmaliolul even“.
By |960, lndepcndunl Tclcvmon necded akllled
mlllcmlllell Hc pmdlaslxl u llllllm Suuuluul Alriflex
value” Alamul‘lumwzzomuvun «Lumen .u
Wm pmbably me um cxpcnmc pllolographlc uuu wld
m the county to uuu date The [Elev Hun uuuuu qulL'kly
recugnhed hlm as mar ‘slnngcr' camcmmall (m the
mu. and soon he w r “mg new» evellh .Icm\\ lhe
county uul pan: orWul ulm u dml).
lu was. u The Abe-1am DNJHCL me :Irlckell
commumly gmw lncrmxlngly hmllle l0 {he uuruuou
m' "1: pm For back, mm was n0 such problem.
thaps Ilka xwuu who Ven\: such other » fuelln‘N [he
mum uud mu cumcm can ying son on chh uum
:lmply gm un mm the“ work
Delek gmueu lm FRPS m 1966. gmng oulo b: a
qundlng mambcl 01 me RPS Phnlojolll uulum Gmupu
and later m- creamer uml [hen chmr
In 1971, Duck gavc hu mm: (on fire m Hereford
mum meull Club. muklug a pmlnuhunal film ulul co
helping in iu sumcsflu] demon no me football league,
A5 a young man, he Ind pluyucl {m smewmury Town
FC. um: lud u m long lnlcmsl In pen.
Derek: mum file~ luvs coveuge of Hemfold
Unwed for mm 50 yeun. includmg me mzmumblc
cncuulller helween me home mum and Ncwcmne
Lumen, wuh a nu: plclure ohm,- Run Rulruul goal
A, ‘4 kecn cnckclcn Derek played for many \cawm
ml Hclflord Cu) Spam Club. uud m 1963 uuul u
m a cnckel couch, ll nm wen u me gmx golf
lollmllmrlm puologmphiug for (he London agency
Cumem he». Lhen Derek was plflylng numcll. and
became Cupuuu ochleiurd Gnll’tlub m 1987
Dual um u number of bulb the \elevmon union
Am and lb: NU] H: servad as lrcafllrer. and Wm
chalr uf'he luau chapel m 11w NU] l'urovel 14 yams
In I968. m lh: age am. he was one of IWO Libenluo
be elcclcd m Herefold Cily Couml He bccznr emu of
Hereford Romy Club m 1971. and was elected leeml
clly cmlnclllnl on Hemfnrd Clly Cnlmcll \he um ycu
For more [hm so years. Derek‘s camcm recorded
lragedy and m‘umph, Cunfllcl and mn<|ruulinn from
Aberllln \(1 me great Cup mm of Hereford Ullllcd,
from tally mm c of The Walsh Nulouuliuu m the
bulldlng unhe um Severn Bridge Negmluumu (Ht m
hand no dtposll hl\ llICIIiVC wllh Hereford Cunnly
Recnrd’a orruc.
H: l) survlvcd by m wlf: hubcl uml um
daughlen, Luulu, Chmuuc uua Dlanuv Keith 1mm