The world’s greatest photographers reveal the secrets behind their images. A collection of films that uncover the artistic processes of the greatest contemporary photographers from an original perspective. Using images (contact prints, proofs, prints, or slides) with commentary by the artists themselves, the viewer is thrust into the secret universe of creativity and into the heart and method of the evolution of a photographic body of work.

Check this little documentary about Josef Koudelka’s work.

Josef Koudelka was Czech photographer born in 1938 in Boskovice, Czechoslovakia. He started photographing his family and the surroundings with Bakelite camera. He finished his engineering and worked as aeronautical engineer. Later, he began taking commission work from theater magazines. In 1967, he decided full-time work as a photographer. He joined Magnum Photos in 1971.

1975 Gypsies, his first book, is published alongside an extensive exhibition of his photographs at Moma in New York. His famous publications are Gypsies, Chaos, Invasion and the Exiles Hb.

Josef Koudelka - Inspiration from Masters of Photography
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Josef Koudelka - Inspiration from Masters of Photography
© Josef Koudelka / Magnum Photos

Josef Koudelka - Inspiration from Masters of Photography
© Josef Koudelka / Magnum Photos

Josef Koudelka - Inspiration from Masters of Photography
© Josef Koudelka / Magnum Photos

Josef Koudelka - Inspiration from Masters of Photography
© Josef Koudelka / Magnum Photos

Josef Koudelka - Inspiration from Masters of Photography
© Josef Koudelka / Magnum Photos

Josef Koudelka - Inspiration from Masters of Photography
© Josef Koudelka / Magnum Photos

Josef Koudelka - Inspiration from Masters of Photography
© Josef Koudelka / Magnum Photos

Josef Koudelka - Inspiration from Masters of Photography
© Josef Koudelka / Magnum Photos

Josef Koudelka - Inspiration from Masters of Photography
© Josef Koudelka / Magnum Photos

Josef Koudelka - Inspiration from Masters of Photography
© Josef Koudelka / Magnum Photos

Josef Koudelka - Inspiration from Masters of Photography
© Josef Koudelka / Magnum Photos

Josef Koudelka - Inspiration from Masters of Photography
© Josef Koudelka / Magnum Photos

Josef Koudelka - Inspiration from Masters of Photography
© Josef Koudelka / Magnum Photos

Josef Koudelka - Inspiration from Masters of Photography
© Josef Koudelka / Magnum Photos

Josef Koudelka - Inspiration from Masters of Photography
© Josef Koudelka / Magnum Photos

Josef Koudelka - Inspiration from Masters of Photography
© Josef Koudelka / Magnum Photos

Josef Koudelka - Inspiration from Masters of Photography
© Josef Koudelka / Magnum Photos

Josef Koudelka - Inspiration from Masters of Photography
© Josef Koudelka / Magnum Photos

Josef Koudelka - Inspiration from Masters of Photography
© Josef Koudelka / Magnum Photos

Josef Koudelka - Inspiration from Masters of Photography
© Josef Koudelka / Magnum Photos

Josef Koudelka - Inspiration from Masters of Photography
© Josef Koudelka / Magnum Photos

Josef Koudelka - Inspiration from Masters of Photography
© Josef Koudelka / Magnum Photos

Josef Koudelka - Inspiration from Masters of Photography
© Josef Koudelka / Magnum Photos

Josef Koudelka - Inspiration from Masters of Photography
© Josef Koudelka / Magnum Photos

Josef Koudelka - Inspiration from Masters of Photography
© Josef Koudelka / Magnum Photos

Josef Koudelka - Inspiration from Masters of Photography
© Josef Koudelka / Magnum Photos

Josef Koudelka - Inspiration from Masters of Photography
© Josef Koudelka / Magnum Photos

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