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An image set of head-shots of FT Journalists for use with bylines.


As with all image sets, these are available via the Image Service.

To get an head-shot from the Image Service, use the following URL (replace the product_source with your product name and headshot_name with the head-shot you want)


So to get Robert Shrimsley:

The source file for these images are all very large, so it's a good idea to pass in the width parameter to get the width you need.

Getting these head-shots in a different colour/format/size

The Image Service will convert these images on the fly if you pass in the right parameters. To find out more about this, please see the Image Service documentation

Adding or modifying head-shots

The head-shots are stored in a different git repository in order to keep this repository small in regards to filesize.

Please head over to head-shot images repository and complete the steps.

Once the image has been added, updated, or removed from the head-shot images repository, follow these steps:

  • Clone this repository - git clone git@github.com:Financial-Times/headshot-images.git && cd headshot-images
  • Create a new branch - git checkout -b update
  • Install the dependencies - npm install
  • Build a new imageset.json file - npm run update
  • Push the changes to GitHub - git push origin update
  • Make a pull-request with the changes - create pull-request
  • Get pull-request reviewed and merged by a member of the Origami team
  • Make a GitHub release with a tag in the form of vX.Y.Z, where X, Y, and Z are numbers - create new release
  • There are no more steps


If you have any questions or comments about this component, or need help using it, please either raise an issue, visit #ft-origami or email Origami Support.


This software is published by the Financial Times under the MIT licence.