Living legend photographer Jay Maisel is undoubtedly best known for capturing what is most amazing in everyday life: the light, the color and the gesture. His unique vision of the quotidian, of what’s trivial and simple, has been featuring in countless annual reports, magazine covers, album covers and advertisings for the last 40 years, throughout the world.
Now, at the age of 82, film and video production company The Big Picture presents us with this Emmy Award winning short documentary film, portraying the vision and the work method of one of the greatest photographers of our time:
Leaving commercial work back in the 90’s, Jay Maisel has been focusing on his personal work since then — after his extensive photography lectures and workshops around the country, Jay now dedicates his life to teaching and inspiring young photographers.
His work can still be found in private, corporate and museum collections:
“If you are out there shooting, things will happen for you. If you’re not out there, you’ll only hear about it.” -Jay Maisel