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Stanley Matchett shows pupils the art of photography at Bangor AcademyPrestigious Press Photographer, Stanley Matchett, reveals the secrets of reportage to Art and Journalism students at Bangor Academy.

Award winning photographer, Stanley Matchett MBE, gave Art and Journalism students at Bangor Academy a master class in photography. The three times Northern Ireland Sports Photographer of the Year and Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society talked about his most famous shots from the iconic Bloody Sunday picture of Bishop Daly waving a blood stained handkerchief to images of Presidents, Prime Ministers and Princes.

A workshop enabled students to develop their own photography skills as they worked under his expert guidance. Students and staff would like to thank Stanley Matchett for sharing his time and expertise and the Co-operative who sponsored this exciting event.