This photography documentary is a solid, revelatory film about an artist who revolutionized the very concept of fashion documentary photography.
“To be a photographer,” Avedon says, summing up his philosophy, “you have to nurture the things that most people discard.” Watch the documentary here.
Cindy Sherman – Nobody’s Here But Me (1994)
New York-based artist, Cindy Sherman, is famous for her photographs of women. In these photos, she is not only the documentary photographer but also the subject.
She has contributed her own footage to the programme by recording her studio and herself at work with her Hi-8 video camera.
It reveals a range of unexpected sources from visceral horror to medical catalogues and exploitation movies. Moreover, the programme explores her real interests and enthusiasms.
She shows an intuitive and often humorous approach to her work, and reflects on the themes of her work since the late 1970s.
She talks about her pivotal series known as the `Sex Pictures’. In this series, she addresses the theme of sexuality in the light of AIDS and the arts censorship debate in the United States.
BBC LOMO Documentary
Here is a photography documentary on Lomography. It originally aired on the BBC in 2004, and is different to the other documentaries as it follows a company rather than a documentary photographer.
Here, you will see many images and subjects covered by this documentary photographic movement. Thoroughly enjoyable and one of the best photography documentaries of its time.
Paparazzi Documentary – Next Generation
This documentary shows a group of documentary photographers that we don’t appreciate or respect.
Watch and enjoy at your own risk.
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