UK Riots

August 11, 2011 | By Getty Images | News

Our hearts are with our friends and colleagues in the UK as they cope with the aftermath of days of rioting. For a behind-the-lens account of what it was like to report on the  chaos, Getty Images photographer Dan Kitwood provides insight on his blog.

LONDON - AUG. 06: Young people use aerosol cans to set fire to shelves of goods inside a retail store on Tottenham High Road after protests against the killing of a man by armed police in an attempted arrest. (Photo by Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)

LONDON - AUG. 08: A hooded youth walks past a burning vehicle in Hackney in London, England. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

LONDON - AUG. 08: Policemen head into acrid smoke to help tackle a fire at Clapham Junction in London. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

LONDON, AUG. 09: This aerial photograph was taken north east of the centre of London where the Sony distribution centre in Enfield is engulfed in fire. Widespread looting, arson and clashes with police continued for a third day in parts of the capital, as well as in Liverpool, Birmingham and Bristol. (Photo by David Goddard/Getty Images)

LONDON - AUG. 09: Firefighters battle a large fire that broke out in shops and residential properties in Croydon. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

LONDON - AUG. 09: A man returns to his home viewed through a broken window in a neighboring flat in Hackney. Emergency services have been cleaning up after a third night of rioting in and around London and other areas of England. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

LONDON - AUG. 09: Burnt out cars are removed from a residential street in Hackney. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUG. 10: People walk past fire-damaged shops and flats in Clapham Junction. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

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