Tributes as Northern Eire press photographer Mark Jamieson passes away (News)


Tributes have been paid to the favored press photographer Mark Jamieson.

The 60-year-old’s demise was introduced by the Northern Eire Press Photographers’ Affiliation (NIPPA) on Sunday.

He had been ailing for quite a lot of weeks.

Mark was famend throughout Northern Eire significantly for his work across the north coast.

“Mark was a part of our native material on the north coast and Coleraine,” stated Former Justice Minister and East Londonderry MLA Claire Sugden.

“A pleasant man and a superb photographer,” added Belfast councillor Jim Rodgers.

Saying the demise, NIPPA chairman Freddie Parkinson stated: “On behalf of everybody within the Northern Eire Press Photographers’ Affiliation it’s with the deepest unhappiness to study of the passing of our long run nice buddy and colleague Mark Jamieson who has been ailing for quite a lot of weeks.

“Mark turned 60 earlier this 12 months and as a substitute of birthday presents he requested everybody to donate to Motion Most cancers in reminiscence of his late spouse Donna.

“All our ideas are together with his daughter, Lynsey and all of the household circle. Lynsey has not solely misplaced her father however her finest buddy.”

Mr Parkinson continued: “Mark misplaced his spouse by most cancers quite a lot of years in the past and located it very troublesome to endure that nice loss. Every time Mark and I meet up he at all times spoke of his daughter and his reminiscences of his late spouse.

“I’ve recognized Mark for roughly 30 years and he has been an excellent buddy to me as we each loved an incredible chat and a very good snicker over a pint once we weren’t working.

“Mark has been within the Northern Eire Press Photographers’ Affiliation for a very long time and had gained many awards. He thought of a very powerful award the John Harrison Memorial for his {photograph} of Kids In Sport.

“Being from Coleraine Mark very a lot liked his dwelling city and had plenty of associates together with James Nesbitt as they each shared a ardour for Coleraine Soccer Membership.

“Mark was very a lot revered by everybody within the newspaper trade and numerous editors and photographers spoke very extremely of him and his high quality of labor as he at all times carried out with nice professionalism.

“Everybody within the huge circle of the media immediately is in mourning for the lack of this nice buddy. When you knew Mark Jamieson in any method he at all times regarded you as a buddy and we’re all very a lot coronary heart damaged in shedding an incredible legend.

“Relaxation in peace Mark no extra ache.”

Belfast Telegraph Digital


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