Documentary about war photographer James Nachtwey, considered by many the greatest war photographer ever.
A year after becoming the toast of New York City's art scene, photographer Max Martin has lost his ability to take a decent picture. On the night before his make-or-break gallery opening, surrounded by the trappings of success but devoid of inspiration, Max embarks on a bizarre trek through the city in search of ten mysterious photographs that could save his career. Shot in brilliant color and dramatic black and white, first-time director Jeremy Stein's industrial New York City is a wonderland, roamed by witches and magical creatures, where survival hinges on the completion of a simple quest. Accompanied by an unlikely crew of strangers he meets along the way, Max trips through a modern-day Oz and rediscovers the easily forgotten value of seeing magic reflected in everyday life.
A murder story with a comedic twist. A famous photographer uses his models for more than taking pictures. He needs them as victims to satisfy his blood-lust. Each murder becomes more bizarre than the next.
Since the 1980s, Elfie Semotan, born in Upper Austria, has been one of the most sought-after and also idiosyncratic fashion photographers in the world. For more than half a century the now 77-year-old Semotan has been successful at the intersection between art, fashion and commercial photography, with many of her sophisticated arrangements having become legendary. Semotan's sometimes controversial oeuvre is characterized by her strong personality and a continuous opposition to anything mainstream. Elfie Semotan, Photographer is an hommage not only to a great artist but also to the passion of photography itself.
An artistic pioneer, Agnès Varda has never stopped looking for the next way to tell a story. Here the 90-year-old explains how Instagram, with a majority of users in the 18-24 age range, followed photography and film as her medium of choice.
A reclusive photographer finds himself confronted with a disturbing reality, after he becomes obsessed with following a young woman. Should he act and risk being discovered?
Marina, 15 years old, is speaking on facebook with her best friend Olivia about a strange photographer seen the day before. Suddenly she receive a snapchat from unknown number showing a picture of her window taken from the outside…
Colorblind photographer Oskar Enander is drawn to the stark contrast of light and dark in the enchanted mountains of Switzerland. Shuttered with slow motion clips and stills, this short film captures the grayscale vision of a man not only in love with skiing, but deeply passionate about following the sun as it walks across the ridgeline.
An award-winning glimpse at an amateur photographer, a young aspiring model, and the history between them.
The film discusses the wars that have been taken place in Iraq and their reflection on the society represented by the family which is the base of the society. No victory in the war, the killing and loss that is caused by these wars generate more tragedies in a continuous series of disasters, resulting in broken families, more orphans with no clear future in the shadow of a continuing cycle of war that passes from generation to generation in a futile way
After a bad breakup, a seasoned wedding photographer decides to start shooting divorces.
This is the story of 75-year-old Magnum member Harry Gruyaert. Coming from a repressed and grey background he discovers the lights and colour of Europe. Driven by the irresistible desire to be a photographer, he becomes a pioneer in European colour photography. It is the story of a restless vagabond, a questing soul who never stops hunting for images.
A sadist imprisons a fetish photographer in his home and uses his phone to get his models to come to the house so he can tie them up and rape them.
A look through a hipster photographers lens as he embarks on a project to capture the faces of desperate souls discovering planted treasures in the city's foraging hot spots. The photographs captured make up a trendy exhibition, where the gallery goers gorge themselves on hors d'oeuvre and champagne. This is a story of the photographers success until we are gently reminded of the stars of the show and their exploitation
Presents a filmed portrait of noted American photographer Ansel Adams who talks about his role as a teacher, conservationist and artist.
Chicago filmmaker Tom Palazzolo turns his lens to film a very different portrait of Vivian Maier, the mysterious Chicago photographer whose work was only discovered posthumously.
This documentary, Self-Portrait: Max Vadukul (2000), was produced by the National Geographic Channel. Vadukul described it as "not an MTV, or VH1 kind of thing ... It's more serious." The documentary examined his catalogue photography for Victoria's Secret and his regular work for publications such as Mademoiselle, GQ and other Condé Nast magazines along with portraits of a wide range of subjects, attributing Vadukul with "a smart, fast, and wry style borne of a personal history that reads like a novel." Vadukal has shot at least a dozen covers for Rolling Stone magazine and has also worked for Italian Vogue, Vogue Hommes International, i-D, Chloé and Armani.
Meet France’s mysterious master of photography, neglected in his own lifetime but since feted for helping position the medium as an art form, and as an inspiration to surrealists. This meditative Arts Council documentary introduces Eugène Atget, a former actor who began to document the streets of old Paris from the 1890s. Little is known about his early life and the three decades he spent capturing, in eerie tableaux, urban spaces since lost to progress. The film includes dramatised scenes from his life, including his belated ‘discovery’ by American photographers Man Ray and Berenice Abbott, who published many of Atget’s works after his death in 1927.
The wife of photographer J.A. Martin decides to go with him in his tour of the hard Canadian countryside at the turn of the century. She hopes the intimacy will revive their marriage.
Because of his dreams of modeling, Aira willingly swallows every temperament and warmth of Jemy. However, without realizing every quarrel gave birth to love. Other people do not know that they are not love, Jemy and Aira are just so ravenous to know new love.
Sky Arts hosts a competition like no other to find the best European amateur or professional photographic talent. An eight-week, eight-episode trial in which finalists must convince a jury of world-famous photographers and experts of their creativity, instinct and versatility,to become the first Master of Photography. The winner will receive €150,000; a show; and a catalogue.
Photographic Horizons was a United States television series where panelists discussed the art and science of photography. The show aired on Wednesdays at 8:30pm on the now-defunct DuMont Television Network.
Explore the stories behind 100 stirring images that changed the world.
12 masters lecture on the basics of operating a camera, the elements of a photograph and composition and lighting, as well as analyzing real-life photo opportunities and selecting and preparing photographs for photographic essays.
Capture the Action with Red Bull Photography How do you freeze action, create motion blur and showcase the strength and style of athletes? When you introduce artificial light into your adventure photography, the opportunities are endless! It’s easier than it looks, and once you master the technical aspects, lighting on location can unlock tremendous opportunity for capturing portraits and action. Red Bull Photographer, Michael Clark, joins CreativeLive to break down the barriers that are keeping you from letting your photography stand out. In this course, he’ll cover the basics of gear, incorporating flash, finding unique perspective and so much more. Through demonstrations in the field, Michael will work with incredible athletes in a variety of lighting scenarios to show how to capture the heart of a sport and the spirit of an athlete. If you’re looking to make your mark in the world of action or sports photography, this course is a necessity in making your work compete with the best in the industry.