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Portfolio of work: Toby Melville

<p>Christie's employee Zoe Schoon walks past British artist Damien Hirst's piece "Untitled" at a public preview of the Post War and Contemporary art sale at Christie's auction showroom in west London February 2, 2007. REUTERS/Toby Melville </p>

Christie's employee Zoe Schoon walks past British artist Damien Hirst's piece "Untitled" at a public preview of the Post War and Contemporary art sale at Christie's auction showroom in west London February 2, 2007. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Christie's employee Zoe Schoon walks past British artist Damien Hirst's piece "Untitled" at a public preview of the Post War and Contemporary art sale at Christie's auction showroom in west London February 2, 2007. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi of Italy rides down the final straight on the way to winning the British MotoGP Grand Prix motorbike race at Donington Park in central England July 24, 2005.  REUTERS/Toby Melville </p>

Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi of Italy rides down the final straight on the way to winning the British MotoGP Grand Prix motorbike race at Donington Park in central England July 24, 2005. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi of Italy rides down the final straight on the way to winning the British MotoGP Grand Prix motorbike race at Donington Park in central England July 24, 2005. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>Crowds watch the Anglo Irish Bank Supreme Novice's Hurdle on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival race meeting in Gloucestershire, central England, March 14, 2006. REUTERS/Toby Melville</p>

Crowds watch the Anglo Irish Bank Supreme Novice's Hurdle on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival race meeting in Gloucestershire, central England, March 14, 2006. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Crowds watch the Anglo Irish Bank Supreme Novice's Hurdle on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival race meeting in Gloucestershire, central England, March 14, 2006. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>Motorcyclists compete in the solo mass race at the Weston Beach Races in Weston-Super-Mare in south west England October 12, 2008.  REUTERS/Toby Melville </p>

Motorcyclists compete in the solo mass race at the Weston Beach Races in Weston-Super-Mare in south west England October 12, 2008. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Motorcyclists compete in the solo mass race at the Weston Beach Races in Weston-Super-Mare in south west England October 12, 2008. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>British singer Pete Doherty performs in the crowd at a Unite Against Racism concert on May Day in Trafalgar Square in London May 1, 2005. REUTERS/Toby Melville </p>

British singer Pete Doherty performs in the crowd at a Unite Against Racism concert on May Day in Trafalgar Square in London May 1, 2005. REUTERS/Toby Melville

British singer Pete Doherty performs in the crowd at a Unite Against Racism concert on May Day in Trafalgar Square in London May 1, 2005. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto (R) of the Pakistani People's Party (PPP) speaks at a news conference with Nawaz Sharif of the Pakistan Muslim League (not pictured), following discussions on a political coalition, in central London, October 19, 2006. REUTERS/Toby Melville </p>

Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto (R) of the Pakistani People's Party (PPP) speaks at a news conference with Nawaz Sharif of the Pakistan Muslim League (not pictured), following discussions on a political coalition, in central London,...more

Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto (R) of the Pakistani People's Party (PPP) speaks at a news conference with Nawaz Sharif of the Pakistan Muslim League (not pictured), following discussions on a political coalition, in central London, October 19, 2006. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>Britain's then Prime Minister Tony Blair is seen reflected in a mirror as he pauses to drink during his monthly news conference at Downing Street, London February 27, 2007. REUTERS/Toby Melville </p>

Britain's then Prime Minister Tony Blair is seen reflected in a mirror as he pauses to drink during his monthly news conference at Downing Street, London February 27, 2007. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Britain's then Prime Minister Tony Blair is seen reflected in a mirror as he pauses to drink during his monthly news conference at Downing Street, London February 27, 2007. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>Britain's Nicholas Serota, Director of the Tate, stands in front of Andy Warhol's 'Marilyn Diptych' at the Tate Modern gallery in central London on May 22, 2006. REUTERS/Toby Melville</p>

Britain's Nicholas Serota, Director of the Tate, stands in front of Andy Warhol's 'Marilyn Diptych' at the Tate Modern gallery in central London on May 22, 2006. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Britain's Nicholas Serota, Director of the Tate, stands in front of Andy Warhol's 'Marilyn Diptych' at the Tate Modern gallery in central London on May 22, 2006. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>City workers make phone calls outside the London Stock Exchange in Paternoster Square in the City of London at lunchtime October 1, 2008. REUTERS/Toby Melville </p>

City workers make phone calls outside the London Stock Exchange in Paternoster Square in the City of London at lunchtime October 1, 2008. REUTERS/Toby Melville

City workers make phone calls outside the London Stock Exchange in Paternoster Square in the City of London at lunchtime October 1, 2008. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>War veterans wearing traditional head scarves march past a leaf-covered wall during Remembrance Sunday at the Cenotaph in Whitehall in central London November 12, 2006. REUTERS/Toby Melville </p>

War veterans wearing traditional head scarves march past a leaf-covered wall during Remembrance Sunday at the Cenotaph in Whitehall in central London November 12, 2006. REUTERS/Toby Melville

War veterans wearing traditional head scarves march past a leaf-covered wall during Remembrance Sunday at the Cenotaph in Whitehall in central London November 12, 2006. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>The sun sets behind the Houses of Parliament in central London December 21, 2006. REUTERS/Toby Melville </p>

The sun sets behind the Houses of Parliament in central London December 21, 2006. REUTERS/Toby Melville

The sun sets behind the Houses of Parliament in central London December 21, 2006. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>Cattle graze in the snow on the North Downs near Maidstone, Kent, in southeast England, January 25, 2007. REUTERS/Toby Melville </p>

Cattle graze in the snow on the North Downs near Maidstone, Kent, in southeast England, January 25, 2007. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Cattle graze in the snow on the North Downs near Maidstone, Kent, in southeast England, January 25, 2007. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>Waves batter a Virgin train as it passes along the coastal railway line at Dawlish in Devon, south west England October 27, 2004. REUTERS/Toby Melville </p>

Waves batter a Virgin train as it passes along the coastal railway line at Dawlish in Devon, south west England October 27, 2004. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Waves batter a Virgin train as it passes along the coastal railway line at Dawlish in Devon, south west England October 27, 2004. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>Stormy seas hit coastal sea defences and a lighthouse at Seaford in Sussex in southern England March 10, 2008.  REUTERS/Toby Melville </p>

Stormy seas hit coastal sea defences and a lighthouse at Seaford in Sussex in southern England March 10, 2008. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Stormy seas hit coastal sea defences and a lighthouse at Seaford in Sussex in southern England March 10, 2008. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>Afghan hounds, who are part of the South East Afghan Club, race around a 400 meter circuit at Staplehurst near Maidstone, Kent, south eastern England, September 21, 2003. REUTERS/Toby Melville </p>

Afghan hounds, who are part of the South East Afghan Club, race around a 400 meter circuit at Staplehurst near Maidstone, Kent, south eastern England, September 21, 2003. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Afghan hounds, who are part of the South East Afghan Club, race around a 400 meter circuit at Staplehurst near Maidstone, Kent, south eastern England, September 21, 2003. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>Former deputy Prime Minister John Prescott campaigns outside the entrance to the conference halls during the Labour Party Conference in Manchester northern England September 21, 2008. REUTERS/Toby Melville </p>

Former deputy Prime Minister John Prescott campaigns outside the entrance to the conference halls during the Labour Party Conference in Manchester northern England September 21, 2008. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Former deputy Prime Minister John Prescott campaigns outside the entrance to the conference halls during the Labour Party Conference in Manchester northern England September 21, 2008. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>Passengers on the London Eye are silhouetted by a full moon, in London, November 16, 2005. REUTERS/Toby Melville Pictures of the Month November 2005 Pictures of the Year 2005</p>

Passengers on the London Eye are silhouetted by a full moon, in London, November 16, 2005. REUTERS/Toby Melville Pictures of the Month November 2005 Pictures of the Year 2005

Passengers on the London Eye are silhouetted by a full moon, in London, November 16, 2005. REUTERS/Toby Melville Pictures of the Month November 2005 Pictures of the Year 2005

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<p>Britain's Queen Elizabeth leaves the Houses of Parliament in London after the State opening of Parliament ceremony, November 6, 2007. REUTERS/Toby Melville</p>

Britain's Queen Elizabeth leaves the Houses of Parliament in London after the State opening of Parliament ceremony, November 6, 2007. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Britain's Queen Elizabeth leaves the Houses of Parliament in London after the State opening of Parliament ceremony, November 6, 2007. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>Then Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown takes questions, as the shadow of Britain's Prime Minister Tony Blair is cast behind him, during a news conference in central London, April 25, 2005. REUTERS/Toby Melville </p>

Then Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown takes questions, as the shadow of Britain's Prime Minister Tony Blair is cast behind him, during a news conference in central London, April 25, 2005. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Then Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown takes questions, as the shadow of Britain's Prime Minister Tony Blair is cast behind him, during a news conference in central London, April 25, 2005. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>Britain's former Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher shows her emotion as she leaves a service of remembrance for her late husband Sir Denis Thatcher who died in June 2003, in London October 30, 2003.  REUTERS/Toby Melville</p>

Britain's former Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher shows her emotion as she leaves a service of remembrance for her late husband Sir Denis Thatcher who died in June 2003, in London October 30, 2003. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Britain's former Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher shows her emotion as she leaves a service of remembrance for her late husband Sir Denis Thatcher who died in June 2003, in London October 30, 2003. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>A chorister attends the annual Remembrance Sunday ceremony at the Cenotaph in Whitehall, in central London November 9, 2008. REUTERS/Toby Melville </p>

A chorister attends the annual Remembrance Sunday ceremony at the Cenotaph in Whitehall, in central London November 9, 2008. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A chorister attends the annual Remembrance Sunday ceremony at the Cenotaph in Whitehall, in central London November 9, 2008. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts during his men's singles third round tennis match againts Mikhail Youzhny of Russia at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games August 13, 2008. REUTERS/Toby Melville </p>

Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts during his men's singles third round tennis match againts Mikhail Youzhny of Russia at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games August 13, 2008. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts during his men's singles third round tennis match againts Mikhail Youzhny of Russia at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games August 13, 2008. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>Britain's Prince Charles is seen refracted through a pair of glasses as he talks to conservationists whilst officially open Kew Palace in southwest London May 5, 2006.  REUTERS/Toby Melville</p>

Britain's Prince Charles is seen refracted through a pair of glasses as he talks to conservationists whilst officially open Kew Palace in southwest London May 5, 2006. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Britain's Prince Charles is seen refracted through a pair of glasses as he talks to conservationists whilst officially open Kew Palace in southwest London May 5, 2006. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>A couple enjoy the sunshine on the final day of the Glastonbury Festival in Somerset, June 29, 2003. REUTERS/Toby Melville </p>

A couple enjoy the sunshine on the final day of the Glastonbury Festival in Somerset, June 29, 2003. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A couple enjoy the sunshine on the final day of the Glastonbury Festival in Somerset, June 29, 2003. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>England and Germany soccer fans clash with German riot police in Stuttgart city centre during the World Cup tournament June 24, 2006. REUTERS/Toby Melville </p>

England and Germany soccer fans clash with German riot police in Stuttgart city centre during the World Cup tournament June 24, 2006. REUTERS/Toby Melville

England and Germany soccer fans clash with German riot police in Stuttgart city centre during the World Cup tournament June 24, 2006. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>Britain's then Prime Minister Tony Blair meets British soldiers at Camp Bastion in the Helmand region of Afghanistan November 20, 2006. REUTERS/Toby Melville </p>

Britain's then Prime Minister Tony Blair meets British soldiers at Camp Bastion in the Helmand region of Afghanistan November 20, 2006. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Britain's then Prime Minister Tony Blair meets British soldiers at Camp Bastion in the Helmand region of Afghanistan November 20, 2006. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>David Beckham and his wife Victoria arrive for the Sport Industry Awards 2007 at Old Billingsgate in central London March 29, 2007. REUTERS/Toby Melville </p>

David Beckham and his wife Victoria arrive for the Sport Industry Awards 2007 at Old Billingsgate in central London March 29, 2007. REUTERS/Toby Melville

David Beckham and his wife Victoria arrive for the Sport Industry Awards 2007 at Old Billingsgate in central London March 29, 2007. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>Two young men play football on the dried up ground on West Common in Gerrard's Cross, southern England, July 26, 2006.  REUTERS/Toby Melville </p>

Two young men play football on the dried up ground on West Common in Gerrard's Cross, southern England, July 26, 2006. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Two young men play football on the dried up ground on West Common in Gerrard's Cross, southern England, July 26, 2006. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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