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Martin 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 and many others. A selection of my work is housed in the National Museum of Wales's permanent collection.

I am a member of the National Union of Journalists.

I currenty teach Photography and Visual Journalism at De Montfort University, in Leicester. I am also the current external examiner for the Documentary Photography course at Gloucester University.

To see more images from the 1984 Miners' Strike visit www.strike84.co.uk. Thirty of my images from the dispute have been released under a Creative Commons CC BY-NC-ND License.