Belfast 1966 - Frankie Quinn was born into the Short Strand/Ballymacarrett community, where he still lives. 

He began taking photographs in 1982, documenting conflict in Ireland and further afield, in places such as Palestine/Israel, Turkey/Kurdistan and Bosnia. As well as his native Belfast, he has exhibited in Australia, United States, France, Italy, Norway and Britain. 

He has remained a freelance photographer since, servicing newspapers, magazines, books, and publications.

He is director of the Belfast Archive Project and is currently studying for an MFA in photography at the University of Ulster.