Here is a list of documentaries i have recently watched and I have found them very inspiring as a photographer.
I will be adding more movies in the list, so if you have any suggestions, please feel free to let me know in the comment box!
IMDB rating: 7.8
This Documentary is about one of the grates war photographer /photojournalist James Nachtwey. The Documentary was nominatted for best Documentary Feature in 2001 for Academy awards
IMDB rating: 7.6
I am sure, all of us are familiar with the work of Annie Leibovitz. This documantary fatures the life and work of the iconic photographer Annie Leibovitz, she is one of the america’s most celebrated portrait photogrpaher. It was directed by her sister: Barbara Leibovitz. This film traces her life and work from childhood to her lates work with Vogue.
IMDB Rating: 6.6
This film is based on a true story of four combat photographers covering the in the early 90s. Some of the scene are maybe hard to watch due to the amount of violance, but the commitment of their works gives so much to learn. By risking their life, they uses their camera to tell the true stories of the final days of apartheid in South Africa.
This documtary follows the president Obama’s photgoraher Pete Souza. He takes about 20,000 photos every month documenting the presidency for history. Every photo he takes are saved into national archive and from that, the White House releases about 75 each month online. The documentary is produced by National Geographic Television. It can be viewed on PBS website