The Big List of Documentaries About Photography

Want to watch a non-fiction film about photography? Here’s a list of documentaries (and some other stuff) concerning photography that I’ve collected over the years.

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Films By Photogs

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Bonus

  • Bring Your Own Doc: A conversation with director Jeff Malmberg about Marwencol – YouTube
  • Getty Images Grants for Editorial Photography 2012 – YouTube
  • Henri Cartier-Bresson Interviewed by Charlie Rose – YouTube
  • Inside Media: The President’s Photographer – YouTube
  • James Nares – STREET – Lecture – Vimeo
  • Joel Meyerowitz 1981 Street Photography Program – YouTube
  • Magnum Photos – Earthlings by Richard Kalvar – YouTube
  • Magnum Photos – Personal Best by Elliott Erwitt – YouTube
  • ‪Mark Feeney: “Four Photographers on Three Wheels: William Eggleston’s Tricycle and Before”‬ – YouTube
  • Peter Fraser 2011 talk on his work and workshop assignment – Vimeo
  • Sarah Moon is a Master of Photography (from Contacts) – YouTube

Feel free to suggest any films we’ve left off the list in the comments below.


About the author: Wirjo Hardjono is a photography enthusiast who enjoys finding and watching films about photography. This article originally appeared here.


Image credit: film-reel by eelke dekker, Be Kind Rewind film reel by seafaringwoman

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How to use an Afghan box camera “kamra-e-faoree”

The Afghan Box Camera Project provides a record of the kamra-e-faoree (instant camera) which as a living form of photography is on the brink of disappearing in Afghanistan.
In this video, Qalam Nabi, one of the last two remaining box camera photographers in Kabul demonstrates how to use his camera.