BBC Documentary on Ansel Adams

“When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.”
| Ansel Adams

The BBC published a series they produced in 1983 titled “Master Photographers”.

“The aim of this short documentary series was to interview the Master Photographers showing some of their selected work. The featured photographers are all Grand Masters, well known for their work. Enjoy this classic documentary series.”

The list of photographers covered by this series:

  1. Jaques-Henri Lartique (1894-1986) – 35 mins
  2. Andre Kertesz (1894-1985) – 31 mins
  3. Bill Brandt (1904-1983) – 35 mins
  4. Ansel Adams (1902-1984) – 34 mins
  5. Andreas Feininger (1906-1999) – 35 mins
  6. Alfred Eisenstaedt (1898-1995) – 34 mins

It is an amazing archive about the history of photography. Strongly recommended to watch!




BBC Master Photographers (1983)