I was looking through The Guardian website today when I came across an old friends obituary. What a shock and how painful to realize how easily you can lose touch with people who mean so much to you. Eric Watson was very much a man of the 80s pop scene and justly deserves to be remembered as a great portrait photographer ...
We lived in the same house in Wood Green for a while before I went to university and stayed in touch through the early eighties, then I moved to the states and we drifted apart. He was amazingly talented, fiercely inspiring and for a while there, a great friend. 56 is way too young to say goodbye. He took this picture of himself after he graduated Art School. I miss this man.
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