A Death Investigator’s Photography: Not What You’d Expect

Death investigator's photography


After years of photographing the dead and the macabre, Coroner’s Investigator Paul Beecroft finds pleasure and comfort in capturing the images of the living, especially the happy little things in nature that people often overlook. And that joy can be found, well, all around us if you just take a moment stop and look. Here’s more of what caught Paul’s eye and imagination as he continued his trek through the countryside of New Zealand.

Note the Sparrows in this tree

…and the little Fantail in this one

Paul Beecroft has spent a good deal of his life in law enforcement, in England. He’s worked Foot Patrol, Area Car, Instant Response Car and also as a Police Motorcyclist. He currently serves as a coroner’s investigator and has traveled all over England, Wales, Scotland and even Germany to investigate crimes.

3 replies
  1. sz
    sz says:

    Cute lil sparrows ! Not sure how I became such a bird watcher, but there you go. The flower shots are vibrant and well done Paul.

  2. Lee Lofland
    Lee Lofland says:

    You know, Rusty, you’re right. I spend a lot more time these days appreciating the little things, like the beach, flowers, wildlife, and breathing.

  3. Rusty Fairbanks
    Rusty Fairbanks says:

    One learns to take time to see the beauty around us when one has had to deal with so much heartache and horror.

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