Don McCullin CBE is a British photographer famous for his images of conflict and disasters
■ Born in 1938, McCullin had a tough London childhood, and established himself as a photographer with his images of a local gang. He has worked for many publications, but is best known for his work for The Observer and Sunday Times.
■ McCullin has covered conflicts in Cyprus, the Congo, Vietnam, Bangladesh and Beirut, as well as the effects of AIDS and famine in the developing world.
■ McCullin’s books include Don McCullinin Africa and Shaped By War. A BAFTA-nominated documentary film about his life and career, entitled McCullin, was released in 2012.