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
I recently attended an inspiring talk by the unique artist Thomas Joshua Cooper, who is regarded as one of the world’s most important landscape artists. The event was organised by the North East Photography Network http://www.northeastphoto.net/
Thomas only makes images outdoors, only ever makes one image in any one place, and uses an Agfa [...]