Elements of Iconic Photography

If you find inspiration in the work and words of the masters, you may want to take a few moments to watch the interview below with iconic documentary photographer, Mary Ellen Mark. Mark’s photography has won innumerable awards and she is often considered one of the greats of our time. Despite her highly decorated endeavors, Mark is a humble artist with a lot of sage advice to offer up and comers. Take a look:

“If you really want to do it, expect it to be tough these days. You don’t have the advantages I had when I first started. The advantage that magazines really need you. Today magazines prefer to use more commercial people. They want more slick imagery. But, I think if you love it and you really want to do it, do it.”

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One response to “Elements of Iconic Photography”

  1. Gondwana Nandwah says:

    rare moments..,quite interesting photographs…tells alot on what we along the streets

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