httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iP4Y_fAvOgY&feature=related Arthur Fellig, better known as Weegee, was a New York city freelance news photographer from the 1930s to the 1950s. Here he talks about his career and gives advice to those wanting to become news photographers. Weegee was the pseudonym of Arthur Fellig (June 12, 1899 – December 26, 1968), an Austrian-born American photographer and photojournalist, known for his stark black and white street photography. Weegee worked in the Lower East Side of New York City as a press photographer during the 30′s and 40′s, and he developed his signature style by following the city’s emergency services and documenting […]
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VViYphLJWOk&feature=player_embedded Daidō Moriyama (born October 10, 1938) is a Japanese photographer noted for his images depicting the breakdown of traditional values in post-war Japan. Born in Ikeda, Osaka, he studied photography under Takeji Iwamiya before moving to Tokyo in 1961 to work as an assistant to Eikoh Hosoe. He produced a collection of photographs, Nippon gekijō shashinchō, which showed the darker sides of urban life and the less-seen parts of cities. In them, he attempted to show how life in certain areas was being left behind the other industrialised parts. His work was often stark and contrasting within itself. One […]
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r73sJhH1VzQ&feature=player_embedded Programme 4: Paper Movies The three decades from the late 1950s onwards was the real golden age of photographic journeys. Programme 4 relives the journeys that produced some of the ‘greatest paper movies’ ever: Including Robert Frank’s odyssey through 50s America and William Klein’s one-man assault on the sidewalks of New York. It also examines the arrival of colour as a credible medium for ‘serious’ photographers, as controversial at the time as Dylan going electric. Contributors include legendary photographers like William Klein, William Eggleston, Robert Adams, Joel Sternfeld, Joel Meyerowitz and artist Ed Ruscha.
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0O8VtUBmP4I The song “this mess we’re in” by pj harvey and thom yorke combined with the photographes of trent parke, from his dream/life exhibition. Born in Newcastle, Australia in 1971, Trent Parke now lives in Adelaide, the only Australian photographer in the celebrated Magnum group. Trent won the prestigious W Eugene Smith Award for humanistic photography in 2003, for his epic road trip around Australia, “Minutes to Midnight”. He has also won World Press Photo Awards in 1999, 2000, 2001, and 2005. He has been awarded five Gold Lenses from the International Olympic Committee (1996, 1997 and 1998) and the […]
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rlEDqDwU98k This candid interview with photographer William Eggleston was conducted by film director Michael Almereyda on the occasion of the opening of Eggleston’s retrospective William Eggleston: Democratic Camera, Photographs and Video, 1961-2008 at the Whitney Museum of American Art. A key figure in American photography, Eggleston is credited almost single-handedly with ushering in the era of color photography. Eggleston discusses his shift from black and white to color photography in this video as, “it never was a conscious thing. I had wanted to see a lot of things in color because the world is in color”. Also included in this […]
Elliott Erwitt just received a Lifetime Acheivement Award from The IPA/LUCIES. This man has created some of the most memorable images of our lifetime. From his 17 books such as Personal Exposures, Snaps, Personal Best, Between the Sexes, Recent Developments, to his latest Unseen, he has touched that special place where the irony and humor of our lives intersects with moments that are common ground to all of us. It’s his work that speaks for him. But here is a brief conversation. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wh5p5Sx5qZg&feature=player_embedded
Video where we can see HCB walking in the streets with his camera. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CqsOYsZlPX4 httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjjGiBUaf4s