Terry Fincher began his career after the Second World War as a photographer for Keystone Press Agency in London.
He later joined the Daily Express, which in its heydey had the largest staffed press photographers team covering foreign assignments around the globe. Fincher also worked for the London Evening Standard.
Fincher’s experience of home and foreign assignments included the Suez Crisis of 1956, and conflicts in India and Pakistan, and Biafra. His celebrated series of pictures of American troops in Vietnam is a moving and very human account of the effects of war both on the civilian population and soldiers themselves. In 1968 he won the World Press Photo Award for his coverage.
Terry Fincher also won UK Press Photographer of the year 4 times.