About

portraitMartin Shakeshaft MA.
Visual Journalist/Photographer/
Lecturer.

Since studying Documentary Photography at Newport College of Art in 1985, I have worked as a freelance photojournalist and lecturer.

Clients have included, BBC; Channel 4 Television; Dispatches; S4C; The Economist; The Daily Mirror; The Independent; Newsweek Magazine; The Telegraph Online and many others. A selection of my work is housed in the National Museum of Wales’s permanent collection.

I currently teach on the:
– BA in Photography and Video at De Montfort University.
– MA in Photography at De Montfort University.
– MA in Visual Journalism and Documentary Photography at De Montfort University.
– BA Journalism course at Derby University.
– I am also the current external examiner for the Documentary Photography BA at Gloucester University.

Along with its founder Professor Paul Hill MBE and Nick Lockett I also run The Photographers Place. The Photographers Place has a long history of running independent workshops. We also run regular courses for the RPS (Royal Photographic Society).

 

 

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