Capture with Mark Seliger

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  • 2014
  • 1 Season

Capture with Mark Seliger is an hour-long photography series that looks into the world of fine art photography through the lens of renowned photographer Mark Seliger. Mark Seliger is famous for his portraits of celebrities and has photographed some of the world's most prominent people, including Barack Obama, Mick Jagger, and Kurt Cobain.

In each episode, Seliger takes the viewers on a journey into the world of fine art photography, exploring the work of some of the leading photographers of our time. The show features a variety of different types of photography, including portrait, landscape, wildlife, and street photography.

Throughout the series, Seliger interviews some of the leading photographers of our time and discovers what inspires them and their work. Each episode focuses on a different photographer and features an in-depth interview with them, alongside a selection of their photographs.

In the very first episode, Seliger interviews the legendary photographer and filmmaker, Martin Scorsese. Scorsese reveals the inspiration behind several of his iconic portraits, including the famous shot of Robert De Niro in Taxi Driver. The episode also features a selection of Scorsese's lesser-known photography work, including images of his family and snapshots of life on the set of his films.

In another episode, Seliger interviews the late photographer Mary Ellen Mark. Mark was known for her empathetic and intimate documentary images, and the episode explores some of her most famous work. The interview covers Mark's work with young prostitutes in Bombay, her time spent with the circus performers of India, and her photographs of homeless people in Los Angeles.

The beauty of Capture with Mark Seliger is the way it explores the world of fine art photography, going beyond the images themselves and diving into the stories behind them. Each episode is a fascinating deep-dive into the work of some of the greatest photographers of our time, and Seliger's engaging style and easy-going approach make for an enjoyable and informative viewing experience.

The show also explores the creative process behind each photograph, examining how the photographer approached each shot and the story behind the final image. Seliger is a skilled interviewer and manages to elicit fascinating insights from each photographer he speaks to.

Overall, Capture with Mark Seliger is a must-watch for anyone interested in fine art photography. It's an engaging, informative, and visually stunning series that offers a rare insight into the world of some of the greatest photographers of our time. The show's mix of interviews, behind-the-scenes footage, and stunning photography make it a must-watch for anyone who loves photography or wants to learn more about the creative process behind some of the world's most iconic images.

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Helena Christensen
12. Helena Christensen
September 7, 2014
Model Helena Christensen and documentary photographer Mary Ellen Mark are the guests. Topics include their work, travels and inspirations; Johnny Depp; circus performers in India; the villages of Peru; and Hollywood celebrities.
Lauren Bush & Albert Watson
11. Lauren Bush & Albert Watson
August 31, 2014
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Mikhail Baryshnikov & Ben Lowy
10. Mikhail Baryshnikov & Ben Lowy
August 24, 2014
Mikhail "Misha" Baryshnikov, one of the best male dancers in the world, Ben Lowy, award winning war photographer, and Mark Seliger, celebrity portraitist, discuss photography.
Matthew Modine & Martin Schoeller
9. Matthew Modine & Martin Schoeller
August 17, 2014
Matthew Modine, of Full Metal Jacket, & Martin Schoeller, famous photographer of the infamous Time Magazine breastfeeding cover, sit down to discuss photography. Schoeller has also phtographed many prominent actors including Zach Galifianakis and Jack Nicholson.
Norman Reedus & Al Wertheimer
8. Norman Reedus & Al Wertheimer
August 10, 2014
Norman Reedus and Al Wertheimer join Mark Seliger to talk about their books of photography: "Elvis and the Birth of Rock And Roll", and "The Sun is Coming Up Like a Big Bald Head."
Thomas Haden Church & Ed Keating
7. Thomas Haden Church & Ed Keating
August 3, 2014
Actor Thomas Haden Church and Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Ed Keating join Mark Seliger to talk about how they got their starts and the work that is most meaningful to them. The three men discuss their experiences of 9/11 and their work in the days following.
Kevin Bacon & Bob Gruen
6. Kevin Bacon & Bob Gruen
July 27, 2014
Kevin Bacon and Bob Gruen talk about photography, music, cameras, shoot backs, John Lennon etc.
Dylan McDermott & Platon
5. Dylan McDermott & Platon
July 20, 2014
Dylan McDermott talks about how he's inspired by photography, his children, and trips around the world. Guest photographer, Platon, talks about his experiences taking pictures of Bill Clinton, Willie Nelson and Gadaffi.
Alan Cumming & Sebastian Kim
4. Alan Cumming & Sebastian Kim
July 13, 2014
Mark talks with actor, director, and photographer, Alan Cumming and fashion photographer, Sebastian Kim. They talk about everything from nudity and Woody Allen to George Clooney and Instagram.
Aaron Eckhart & Peter van Agtmae
3. Aaron Eckhart & Peter van Agtmae
July 6, 2014
Aaron Eckhart and Peter van Agtmael talk to Mark Seliger about the paths that brought them to photography, what you must earn as a photographer and capturing fashion and the street. Eckhart talks about shooting in Puerto Rico during the Rum Diaries and the Dominican Republic with AmeriCares with van Agtmael whose career has led him to China, Egypt, South Africa, Afghanistan, Iraq and the Golden Globes.
Steven Alan & Peter Yang
2. Steven Alan & Peter Yang
June 29, 2014
Award-winning photographer Peter Yang and designer Steven Alan talk with Mark Seliger about photography. Peter talks about photographing Barack Obama, Iggy Pop, Daft Punk, Danny Boyle, Jimmy Fallon and others, Steven Alan talks about his photography and fashion experiences.
Judd Apatow & Matt Mahurin
1. Judd Apatow & Matt Mahurin
June 22, 2014
Judd Apatow & Matt Mahurin talk to Mark Seliger about photographing tragedy, finding humanity with comedy, and meeting their heroes. From Steve Martin to Henri Cartier-Bresson and Tom Waits to Seth Rogen. Stories of collaborating during their careers.
  • Premiere Date
    June 22, 2014