Shane Thomas McMillan
Shane Thomas McMillan is a Berlin-based documentary filmmaker, writer, photographer, and educator from western Montana. From 2005 to 2010 he studied journalism, German and international development at the University of Montana. He now works as a freelance photojournalist and creative lead on projects based around the topics of human rights, refugees, and cultural identity.
In the German capital of Berlin, graveyards are disappearing. They’re being converted into public parks, playgrounds, even land for new housing. To some, it might sound macabre. But in Germany, it reflects evolving attitudes about death.
American photojournalist Shane McMillan was one of the first photographers on the scene of the attacks in the 11th district near the Bataclan concert hall on Friday night. He continues to cover the scene Saturday in Paris.