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Mike Sheil has "lived in the U.K. and various airport lounges" all his life. He is an accomplished photojournalist specializing in reportage and shooting for annual reports, corporate brochures, and editorial and travel magazines. Mike won the World Press Photo Award in 2002. He began working with Black Star in 1972, and claims his current motto is: "Old photographers never die, they merely go out of focus."




Photography Students Are Being Taught — But What Are They Really Learning Today?

Tweet I recently was asked to teach a module at a well-known college here in the UK which hands out degrees in photography. I say “well-known” as its students seem to get a large number of prizes for shots of discontented-looking people draped in studiously languid poses in scruffy locations ranging from hair salons to […]

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