Tutor Aidan ORourke has built up a wide range of experience in both film and digital photography. He first became interested in photography in 1981. Since 1996 he has documented Manchester and Liverpool in photos and words. He has taken the 'now' photos for Manchester Then and Now
, Manchester United Then and Now
and Liverpool Then and Now
(Anova Books). 107 of his photos are featured in the book Rebuilding Manchester
by Euan Kellie. He wrote the Q&A pages for the first 27 issues of Digital Camera Magazine
. From July 2008 to April 2009, his gigantic Manchester Mega-Photo
was displayed in the foyer at Manchesters Urbis Museum. He is based in Stockport and covers Manchester, Liverpool and northern England.