Mike Wells

Photographer, United Kingdom

1981, World Press Photo of the Year singles, World Press Photo of the Year

1981, 1st prize singles, General News

Mike Wells is a British photojournalist. He started his career at the age of 19 working as a photographer’s assistant where he gained technical knowledge and occasionally shot photographs for the press. He became a freelance photographer in 1974, shooting around the world for Save the Children UK. Wells won the World Press Photo of the Year in 1980.

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