HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY THURSTON HOPKINS!

Picture Post pioneer Thurston Hopkins hit 100 on April 16: the British photojournalist celebrates a century this month. He may not have a Wikipedia entry, but his humanist eye helped the British public through the worst days of the 20th century.

Godfrey Thurston Hopkins dropped his first name as a child. He was extremely interested in drawing from an early age, inspired by Aubrey Beardsley. He joined Brighton College of Art to study Graphic illustration and while there was advised to "Watch those shadows, they give black-and-white illustration weight and balance where it is most needed."

He later said "This became something of a leitmotif in my visual thinking, not only when I was making pen and ink drawings for provincial newspapers, but also when I began using a camera." (read more)

So, could someone please write this Wikipedia entry. Thanks.