Mary Ellen Mark: Nothing More Extraordinary Than Reality

In this Leica video, well known American photojournalist Mary Ellen Mark describes capturing iconic photos, pushing one’s limits and finding intimacy in a shot.

Throught her long and prolific photographic career Ellen’s works touched many social issues including homelessness, drug addiction, and prostitution as well as children and teenagers. She works primarily in black and white and used a Leica camera for many years.

You can watch interviews and many of the works of a long list of other interesting photographers on our photographer section here on LensVid.

Iddo Genuth
Iddo Genuth is the founder and chief editor of LensVid.com. He has been a technology reporter working for international publications since the late 1990's and covering photography since 2009. Iddo is also a co-founder of a production company specializing in commercial food and product visual content.

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