The Genius Of Photography

I am just re-watching this excellent BBC series on the history of photography. Though more of a selective overview than a comprehensive survey it is well produced, with some great comments from photographers and historians and of course a ton of excellent photography. One of my favourite sections is this one with Tony Vaccaro, especially his story on processing negatives without a darkroom, and his assertion that Robert Capa was 'dead wrong' about the romance of war.

I would recommend you purchase the DVD of this six part series but there doesn't seem to be one. There is a book though and you can find all the episodes for download with a quick internet search...

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