Listening to the Master’s Speech, numerous questions and in depth answers. A Journey through their lifetime, memories of their past, some beautiful mistakes, and many enthusiastic decisions. It all counts for being a Master, to gain the pride, being consistent in what they are.
The obstacles they must have crossed and the valuable lessons learned. In this post of ours, we bring you a precious collection of photo talks and interviews of the great masters, to whom we always look for inspiration and go in awe.
More than anything if these videos push you to start taking photography more seriously and passionately than ever & to appreciate the artistic qualities, then we would consider both of us to be on the right path.
#1 A Journey of Thoughts – with Raghu Rai
Raghu Rai is a renowned photographer, photojournalist and a protégé of Henri Cartier-Bresson. Rai was the director of photography for India Today. He has served on the jury for World Press Photo from 1990 to 1997 and is best known for his books, Raghu Rai’s India: Reflections in Colour and Reflections in Black and White. He was awarded the Padmashri in 1972 by the Indian government.
#2 Sebastiao Salgado: The Photographer as Activist
A conversation with Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism adjunct professor Ken Light and Photo Critic and Curator Fred Ritchin.
#3 Photographer – Henri Cartier – Bresson Just Plain Love
The Man who started all of these, who made the gap grow thinner between art and photography. Henri Cartier-Bresson explains about his stint as a photographer, his journey as a photographer, his lifetime, paintings and much more related to love and photography.
#4Masters of photography – Diane Arbus
Diane Arbus speaks about her tremendous journey as a photographer, her lifestyle, ambitions, her achievements and regrets . A lot more can be inspired from this true interview.
#5 Half Past Autumn: The Life and Work of Gordon Parks
Gordon Parks was a true modern renaissance man with achievements in many fields. Among his many accomplishments, he was a groundbreaking photographer whose images had a deep impact on our culture.
#6 Masters of photography – Bill Brandt
Some magnificent monochrome images of our master photographer Bill Brandt. The inside story of these photographs, the experiments and his method of going after a photograph. The reason of poetic resonance found in his photographs becomes clear.
#7 Richard Avedon- Darkness and Light
Richard Avedon explaining his reign as a Master Photographer, the amount of meticulous work being put on beside every photograph of his and the undying passion he showed with his photographs.
#8 The Life of a Photograph – Sam Abell
Veteran National Geographic photographer Sam Abell offers a look inside the heart and mind of a master photographer. Not much of this Master’s work are available online, but we get a glimpse of his brilliance through this video.
#9 A Conversation with Annie Leibovitz
Annie Leibovitz discusses her new book, “Pilgrimage,” which explores the places where the people who have inspired her have worked.
#10 One on One – Gregory Colbert
One of the interesting Master Photographers of our time, Gregory Colbert opens up to various questions towards humanity, animal spirits their attitude, and more about his art museum. This speech shows his eternal love for animals, his ability to capture moments of intersection between humans and wildlife that are seemingly impossible.
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