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14 films about photography that every photographer should see

The film and photography go hand in hand. In film making, art of cinematography is combined with photography. If a photographer really want to improve their craft, you have to see how filmmakers and cinematographers capture moving images. These movies on movie25 will show you how to do that.

1. Pecker (1998)

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A great film with an indie sensation is heightened by the artistic genius of John Waters behind the camera. Edward Furlong offers great performance as an employee of a store in a small town sandwiches, becoming the photographic feel thanks to a great art dealer who takes him around the world.

 

2. Blow-Up (1966)

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Cult film of the 60s that follows Thomas a fashion photographer played by David Hemmings, who accidentally discovers a murder when he reveals captured images in the darkroom. This movie can be easily found on Movie4k

 

3. Proof (1991)

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A lesser known of the pre-race Gladiator Russell Crowe movie, whose character describes a blind photographer (Hugo Weaving in his pre-Matrix paper) the pictures I had taken. It sounds like a cliché, but the film was beautifully filmed and acted.

 

4. Under Fire (1983)

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Three journalists in a love triangle are involved in political intrigue during the last days of the Somoza regime in Nicaragua before it falls to a popular revolution in 1979. Under Fire is a cinematic characterization showing the photojournalist of war played by Nick Nolte.

 

5. City of God (2002)

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This chilling portrait of life in the slums and streets of Brazil shows the life of two boys, one of them grows up to become a photographer.

 

6. Gentleman’s Relish (2001)

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Comedy set in early 20th century London, on the frustrated artist Swann, played by Billy Connolly, which accepts a gift that will change your life: a camera. Thus began a new career in photography, expressing his artistic ability in the wildest portraits of nudes in a classic setting and therefore is submitted in the spotlight of notoriety contemptuous!

 

7. Everlasting Moments Maria Larssons (2008)

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A Swedish film about a woman who has won a camera in a raffle during wartime. The main character, played by Maria Heiskanen, developed a fascination for photography. However, his love of photography and the decision to keep the camera ultimately change his life.

 

8.  Portrait of an obsession (2006)

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Nicole Kidman stars in this biopic about the American photographer Diane Arbus legendarioa. The film shows how a lonely and shy housewife house in New York sets a journey into the world of photography with fleeting images of people stand outside the confines of society.

 

9. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)

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Ben Stiller plays Walter Mitty, a manager of negative assets in Life magazine, which ends in an adventure when it begins to look for Sean O ‘Connell, played by Sean Penn. after negative # 25, O’Connell described as the “quintessence of life”, intended to be cover of the latest issue of Life magazine.

 

10. Harrison’s Flowers (2000)

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Starring Andie MacDowell as the wife of a photojournalist declared it lost in the Yugoslav civil war in 1991. It joins two other photographers, played by Brendan Gleeson and Adrien Brody, to help find her missing husband.