Big Pictures

Darryn Lyons giving evidence to the Leveson Inquiry
By Andrew Pugh | 24 Jan 2013
Self-styled 'Mr Paparazzi' Darryn Lyons is planning to launch a new online photo agency after buying back the assets of his former company Big Pictures.
Darryn Lyons
By Andrew Pugh | 17 Oct 2012
Darryn Lyons has bought the assets of paparazzi agency Big Pictures just after the company went to administration.
Darryn Lyons
By Dominic Ponsford | 05 Oct 2012
A week after news agency Big Pictures went bust its administrators RSM Tenon are remaining silent about the future of the company.Well-placed sources believe that founder of Big Pictures Darryn Lyons and former chief executive Nigel Regan are involved in a company which has already bought the assets
Big Pictures founder Darryn Lyons
By Dominic Ponsford | 01 Oct 2012
Paparazzi picture agency Big Pictures UK has gone into administration. The agency, once one of the biggest in the world, has had financial difficulties for some weeks.
By Andrew Pugh | 20 Sep 2012
Big Pictures says it is taking legal action against a photographer for putting a picture of one of its employees on Facebook.
By Dominic Ponsford | 31 Aug 2012

Big Pictures, once one of the biggest celebrity picture agencies in the world, has told staff that it is experiencing 'cash flow problems".

By Dominic Ponsford | 02 Jul 2012

Rogue picture agencies could face a post-Leveson crackdown in the wake of revelations that paparazzi outfit Big Pictures paid off an insider at Virgin Atlantic to reveal the flight details of high-profile figures.

By Andrew Pugh | 11 Jun 2012

Virgin Atlantic has admitted that one of its staff members leaked the flight details of more than sixty celebrities to the Big Picture paparazzi agency - but insisted it was an "isolated incident".

By Press Gazette | 12 Apr 2012

Over the Bank Holiday weekend Press Gazette published details of emails which appeared to show that a Virgin Atlantic insider had leaked confidential flight details of more than 60 celebrities to news agency Big Pictures.

By Andrew Pugh | 06 Apr 2012

Press Gazette has seen further emails which suggest a Virgin Atlantic insider has passed on the flight details of more than 60 celebrities to news agency Big Pictures.

By Andrew Pugh | 05 Apr 2012

Virgin Atlantic has launched an internal investigation after being handed evidence which appears to show that an insider at the airline has handed over private information about celebrities' flights to photo agency Big Pictures.

By Dominic Ponsford | 21 Nov 2008

Paparazzi agency Big Pictures has agreed to pay acress Sienna Miller £37,000 in damages plus legal costs after being accused of subjecting her to a "campaign of harassment".