Life Magazine Photographer Visits MTCC Photographic Technology

Michael Mauney's first Life magazine cover.

Mauney’s first Life magazine cover.

Former Life magazine staff photographer Michael Mauney visited with students in the photographic technology department at MTCC recently to view student work and to show his own work from his prolific career.

Michael Mauney talks with student

Michael Mauney describes working with the Leica film camera to Christoper Jayne, left, and other photography students.

Mauney got his start in photography at The Charlotte Observer in NC. After moving to Chicago, he worked for Life magazine as staff photographer. In addition to his time at Life, he worked for People and Fortune magazines, and also did photography for many of the country’s largest corporations. Today Michael lives near Asheville, NC, and continues to do work for national corporations such as Walgreens, and for institutions such as The Duke Endowment and Foundation For The Carolinas.

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