Ron Reid’s areas of interest as a photographer spanned many different genres and topics; below, we have listed some of these subject areas in the hope that they will spark interest amongst visitors to this website to visit his full collection of photographs at Camera Press.

Alternative Society

  • Dope smoking
  • Gay culture
  • Hippies
  • Skinheads
  • Custom jeans/flared trousers

Notting Hill

  • Portobello Road Market (1973-1994)
  • Notting Hill Carnival (1974-1994)


  • Greenpeace
  • Lord Sutch
  • Nuclear Testing
  • McDonald’s protestors
  • Oz trial demo

Rock and Roll/Rock Festivals

  • Phil Collins
  • Rod Stewart
  • Adamski
  • Van Morrison
  • Freddy Mercury
  • John Lennon
  • Marianne Faithful
  • Donovan
  • Glastonbury Festival (from 1971 to the 1980s)
  • Isle of Wight Festival (1970)
  • Reading Festival (1970s-1980s)
  • Bath Festival (1970s)
  • Windsor Free Festival (1974)
  • Stonehenge Festival (1973-74)

Marquee Club

  • Reid was the resident photographer for many years

Marine Engineering

The Royal Family

  • Prince Charles at seven years old


Ron Reid’s extensive photo collection is accessible in various formats; his entire collection of over fourteen thousand photos can be accessed from Camera Press and also Science Photo Library. To access the Camera Press collection of Ron Reid’s photos please click here.

Camera Press
21 Queen Elizabeth St
London SE1 2PD
Science Photo Library
327 Harrow Road
London W9 3RB
T: +44 (0) 207 32 1100
F: +44 (0) 207 286 8668

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