Photographer’s tribute to Sir David Frost

James Taylor at his desk in his office at 116 High Street, Old Portsmouth.

Those halcyon days when pen and paper just worked!

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A PHOTOGRAPHER who took pictures of Sir David Frost on a visit to Portsmouth has paid tribute to the esteemed broadcaster.

Sir David died on Saturday from a heart attack at the age of 74.

Sir David Frost in Portsmouth in 2005.

Sir David Frost in Portsmouth in 2005.

He had been giving a speech on the Queen Elizabeth cruise ship.

Innes Marlow, 50, photographed Sir David in front of HMS Warrior in Portsmouth in 2005.

He was in the city as chairman of a consortium seeking an FM radio franchise.

Mr Marlow from Fareham, said: ‘I was fortunate enough to photograph him several times doing various things.

‘He was a really nice guy and always very professional to work with.

‘He was a great journalist and he had the respect of journalists and broadcasters around the world.

‘I’ve never heard anybody say a bad word against him.’