Mikel Cámara grew up in Bilbao, Spain, surrounded by psychotherapists. Despite his initial interest in psychology as a career, fate deemed his future to be involved in the media industry, hence he studied a degree in Film and Video at Middlesex University in London. Towards the end of it he became interested in the power of the image as storyteller, which led him to study a masters degree in Cinematography at Escac film school in Barcelona.
This background has been crucial to the style of photography he does; a cinematic look applied to imagery with psychological significance, and a great emphasis on dramatic lighting as well as Photoshop composites. His passion for the latter has led him to learn 3d modeling and animation with Cinema4D in order to take his skills further and be able to combine the best of both worlds.