Some Breathtaking Documentary movies made on Photographers… (Part-1)

Most inspirational documentary movies ever made on the lives of some great master photographers around the world. This era has produced some amazing Photojournalists and War Photographers over the period of time. How about showing them all right from the way they approach a scene to the very end stage of processing a particular image in their darkroom. These documentaries here are definitely going to surprise you and take you into a world literally unknown for most of us.

1. War Photographer is a documentary by Christian Frei about the photographer James Nachtwey. As well as telling the story of an iconic man in the field of war photography, the film addresses the broader scope of ideas common to all those involved in war journalism, as well as the issues that they cover.

The documentary won a 2003 Peabody Award, and was nominated for an Academy Award in 2002 , and an Emmy Award in 2004. It also won or was nominated for more than 40 other awards internationally.

2.  Edward Weston: The Photographer (1948): Edward Henry Weston (March 24, 1886 – January 1, 1958) was a 20th-century American photographer. He has been called “one of the most innovative and influential American photographers…” and “one of the masters of 20th century photography.” Over the course of his 40 year career Weston photographed an increasingly expansive set of subjects, including landscapes, still lifes, nudes, portraits, genre scenes and even whimsical parodies.

3. Half past autumn: The life and works of gordon parks (2000): An intimate look at the life and career of Gordon Parks a true Renaissance man who has excelled as a photographer, novelist, journalist, poet, musician and filmmaker.

  

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