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Eliot Porter's world : a film

Author: Eliot Porter; Amertat Cohn; Direct Cinema Ltd.
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Direct Cinema Ltd., 1988.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the development of Eliot Porter's career from his childhood on an island in Maine through his recent trips to Antarctica and China. Porter himself speaks about various aspects of his way of seeing, including how he developed his own personal aesthetics for color, which went against many of the best photographers of his time.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Eliot Porter; Eliot Porter
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Eliot Porter; Amertat Cohn; Direct Cinema Ltd.
OCLC Number: 20502516
Credits: Photographs, Eliot Porter ; cinematography, Rob Draper, Igor Sunara ; original music, William Martin ; editors, Amertat Cohn, Bob Brady.
Performer(s): Narrators, Peter Thomas and Eleanor Morris Caponigro.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (29 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Responsibility: by Amertat Cohn ; produced and directed by Amertat Cohn.

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Traces the development of Eliot Porter's career from his childhood on an island in Maine through his recent trips to Antarctica and China. Porter himself speaks about various aspects of his way of seeing, including how he developed his own personal aesthetics for color, which went against many of the best photographers of his time.

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