Rangers FC in Nat Geo

Sports fans celebrate with red flares

On a recent internet trawl I found two of my images of Rangers FC league winning celebrations – the controversial celebrations at a time of Covid-19 lockdown, online on National Geographic’s website illustrating an article about the psychology of crowd control. Always nice to see some images with the iconic yellow rectangular Nat Geo icon beside them! And nice to see these images used.

Photographing these images was a little tense, it was a time of high Covid-19 in the streets, lockdown guidelines were in place, the Rangers fans aren’t super happy to be photographed all the time, and their flares burnt my jacket. But, on the upside, there were good images to be made. Images which will have some historic uses in a few ways, illustrating the league win, the Covid times, crowd control…

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