Trent Parke

Happy New Year.

What better way to start 2016 than with these two shorts clips about Trent Parke

I could spend many happy hours with his artist’s books.

Bruce Davidson’s Subway

Bruce Davidson

Masao Yamamoto

Masao Yamamoto

Peter Turnley : French Kiss – A Love Letter to Paris

Jindřich Štreit Part 2

The second part of a slide show by Jindřich Štreit

You can find the first part here

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Jindřich Štreit

Part one of a slide show by one of my favourite photographers Jindřich Štreit whose work I find compelling and moving.

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Joel-Peter Witkin

One of the most controversial and polarising photographers of all time Joel-Peter Witkin, labelled by many as exploitative. Like him or hate him, this documentary features some fascinating insights into his work.

“I wanted my photographs to be as powerful as the last thing a person sees or remembers before death” -  Joel-Peter Witkin

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Robert Frank

A rare documentary with Robert Frank

William Klein

A great documentary about William Klein

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James Nachtwey

A thoughtful 2007 talk by documentary photographer James Nachtwey

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Elliott Erwitt

Elliot Erwitt talks about digital imaging and gives top tips for new photographers. [...]

Daido Moriyama

I would like to share a long and insightful documentary about legendary Japanese photographer Daido Moriyama. “Near Equal” was made in 2001 and directed by Kenjirô Fujii, and looks at Moriyama’s background, life, methods, and his unique attitude towards photography. It’s over an hour long, but well worth the investment in time. [...]

Masao Yamamoto

The thoughtful and captivating images of Masao Yamamoto

Alex Majoli

A fabulous Magnum video featuring the powerful images of Alex Majoli [...]

Edward Burtynsky

Whilst accepting his 2005 TED Prize, photographer Edward Burtynsky gives a talk about rethinking the landscape. He presents some of his images that document humanities impact upon the world. [...]

Ray K. Metzker

A great video featuring pictures by Ray K. Metzker (with a nice tune from Tom Waits) [...]

Ragnar Axelsson

A video featuring pictures from “Last Days of The Arctic” by Ragnar Axelsson, one of Iceland’s best known photojournalists. Also an interview about the same project and Axelsson’s work. [...]

Henri Cartier-Bresson Interview

The following interview with legendary photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson appeared today on PetaPixel http://www.petapixel.com/ It is a fascinating insight into the man, made towards the end of his life. [...]

Garry Winogrand

Here are two videos full of insights from Garry Winogrand, the legendary and prolific street photographer.

Winogrand died in 1984 and left behind nearly 300,000 unedited images, and more than 2,500 undeveloped rolls of film.

“I photograph to see what the world looks like in photographs.” G.W

Henri Cartier-Bresson

Many thanks to Elaine for pointing out to me that a previous video post relating to the great Henri Cartier-Bresson has stopped working. So here are some links to another one entitled “L’amour Tout Court” (“Just Plain Love”)

It was directed in 2001 by Raphaël O’Byrne, and was produced by Film à Lou, and [...]