Chris North went to sea with the Fleet Air Arm, the aviation branch of the Royal Navy in 1976. Four years later he qualified as a Naval Airman Photographer, a small elite branch of the Fleet Air Arm. He has had a 22 year career taking him to many unique and sometimes dangerous places, always with his camera close by
Covering many areas of conflicts including the Bosnia, Kosovo, conflicts the Gulf War and recently Afghanistan. He was ran the photographic section on HMS Ark Royal, the Flag Ship of the Royal Navy. He was requested by the United Nations to work as a Chief Inspector to the United Nations Special Commission (UNSCOM) in post war Iraq, living and working in Baghdad.
Chris's passion for photography has earned him many front page's over the world.
He has won the prestigious Peregrine Trophy twice and winning second place with the World Press Foundation.
He currently freelances as a editorial photographer and lectures photography to camera clubs and societies. The main body of Chris's work in Fabrication is from his Yorkshire By Night collection.