Terry Scholes obituary

By David Scholes

My father, Terry Scholes, who has died aged 85, was an outstanding British street photographer for several decades. His images documented and celebrated community and cultural events, mainly in the north of England.

Born in Barton-upon-Humber, north Lincolnshire, to Terry, an electrical engineer, and his wife, Maggie, a shop assistant, he attended Roundhay school, in Leeds, and won a scholarship to the Leeds University. After graduating in 1954 he did his national service in Egypt, where he picked up a camera for the first time. It would be his constant companion for the rest of his life.

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