Tag Archives | Documentary

Video: Joe Aguirre On Photography And Finding Meaning

Joe Aguirre Ether

San Francisco based photographer Joe Aguirre is known for his passionate images that span the gap between street and documentary photography. This beautifully shot video follows Joe to Denmark where he was shooting for his upcoming book, Ether. He talks about photography and how he creates meaning by finding the connection between himself and his subjects. Hit the jump to watch the video!

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Finding Vivian Maier Streaming Free On TVO.org

Finding Vivian Maier Streaming Free On TVO.org

Image © Vivian Maier / John Maloof Collection

John Maloof’s Academy Award nominated documentary Finding Vivian Maier is streaming for free on TVO.org. If you’ve been living under a rock for the past couple years and haven’t seen this entertaining and informative film then you have until June 15, 2015 to check it out for free! Hit the jump for more info.

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Mary Ellen Mark Passes Away At Age 75

Mary Ellen Mark 1940-2015

It is with a sad heart that I report on the passing of one of the most influential image makers of our time, Mary Ellen Mark. Throughout her 50 year career in photography, she published 17 photography books and her work has been exhibited around the world. Hit the jump for more information.

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Swedish Photographer Lars Tunbjörk Passes Away At Age 59

Lars Tunbjörk Street Photography

Photo © Lars Tunbjörk

The photography world lost one of its greats this week when Swedish photographer Lars Tunbjörk passed away at the age of 59. His seminal book Office perfectly captured the chaos and alienation of modern office life while his images ride the delicate line between documentary and street photography. Hit the jump for more.

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Finding Vivian Maier Now Available on DVD

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The movie that every street photographer is talking about is now available on DVD! I was lucky enough to see this film at the premier at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2013 and I can tell you that it’s a must-see for anyone interested in this enigmatic woman’s story. Trailer and more info after the jump.

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