Tuesday, October 23, 2007

TV shows on photography (October 2007, USA TV)

This will continue to be updated throughout the month, but always check with your local listings. The times mentioned here are pacific time. Add +3 for Eastern (New York City time)

  • Fri, Sept 28, midnight, Me vs Me on Fantasy Living. Pulitzer prize-winning photographer Brian Smith gives photography tips on an aspiring photographer.
  • Fri Sept 28, 11am, THS Investigates: Paparazzi photographers, on E! (the channel name)
  • Sat Sept 29, 630am, Baby story on Discovery Health, photographing babies.
  • Sat Sept 29, 1230pm and 230pm, The Linda McCartney Story on the Encore and Movieplex movie channels. This is based on the book Linda McCartney: A Portrait by Danny Fields. Yes, that's how she met Paul McCartney, as a photographer.
  • Sat Sept 29, 8pm, Stars by Helmut Newton, on the Sundance Channel. If you are uncomfortable with humans without garments, you may want to skip this (TV-MA).
  • Sun Sept 30, 730pm, Redline TV on the SPEED channel, features among other things photographer Antonio Alvandia.
  • Mon Oct 1, 330am, Stars by Helmut Newton, on the Sundance Channel. If you are uncomfortable with humans without garments, you may want to skip this (TV-MA).
  • Tue Oct 2, 7am, Inside the Tornado, storm chasers and photographers chase tornados on the National Geographic Channel (and National Geographic HD).
  • Wedn Oct 3, syndicated, Judge Maria Lopez. A woman demands a refund from a wedding photographer.
  • Wedn Oct 3, syndicated, Tyra Banks Show. Tyra Banks users her photography background to teach people how to take better photos.
  • Wedn Oct 3, 7pm, How it's made on the Discovery Channel. One of the items featured is lenses!
  • Fri Oct 5, 2am, "Making Home Movies" on DIY.
  • Fri Oct 5, 9pm, "How it's made" on the Science Channel. Among the topics are CCD semiconductors.
  • Sat Oct 6, Stars by Helmut Newton, on the Sundance Channel. If you are uncomfortable with humans without garments, you may want to skip this (TV-MA).
  • Sat Oct 6, 1am and 7am, "How it's made" on the Science Channel. Among the topics are CCD semiconductors.
  • Mon, Oct 8, 830am, Quality of Light on BYU-TV. BYU Professor and Photographer John Telford captures the history of the LDS church and structures.
  • Tue Oct 9, 1am, Inside the Tornado, storm chasers and photographers chase tornados on the National Geographic Channel (and National Geographic HD).
  • Tue Oct 9, Judge Alex syndicated program on the topic of blotched wedding photographs and video.

  • Wedn Oct 24, 150am and 245am, GalilĂ©e: photos photographes featuring Pete Knapp on TV-5 Monde (french channel, requires subscription, available on digital cable and satellite)
  • Thur Oct 25, 730am, Get Married: "Tips for the perfect picture" Photographer Robert Evans shares tips for the perfect picture; beach volleyball stars Kerri Walsh and Casey Jennings discuss their wedding, on Lifetime
  • Fri Oct 26, 230am, Celebrity Hobbies: Photography, on DIY, Jenny Jones' and Ben Folds' photography.
  • Sat Oct 27, 1230pm, Quality of Light, "The Photography of John Telford" BYU professor and photographer John Telford captures the character and essence of some of the LDS Church's earliest historical structures, on BYU-TV.
  • Sun Oct 28, 12am (midnight), Impact: Stories of Survival: One of the stories is Photographer Electrocuted, Discovery Health Channel
  • Mon Oct 29, 230am, Quality of Light, "The Photography of John Telford" BYU professor and photographer John Telford captures the character and essence of some of the LDS Church's earliest historical structures, on BYU-TV.
  • Wedn Oct 31, syndicated, Judge Maria Lopez. A woman demands a refund from a wedding photographer.
  • Wedn Oct 31, 5pm, Forensic Files, "Photo Finish" Photographs taken from a trash bin lead police to a model's murderer, Court TV




    PBS
  • Times for these may vary from local station to local station, so I am only providing the titles. Be sure to check with your local listings for air dates and airtimes
  • One episode of the series "Wild Chronicles" is "Aerial images of South America", with photographer Robert Haas.
  • At Close Range with National Geographic, photographer Joel Sartore shoots in some of the world's most exotic locations (1 hour long)
  • Expedition Florida: "The Wild Heart of Florida" Photographers Jeff Ripple and Clyde Butcher search for the rare ghost orchid
  • Independent Lens episode titled "Revolucion: Five Visions" Five Cuban photographers have very different perspectives on their art and the Cuban Revolution. More details on this at the Imaging Insider
  • Antiques Roadshow: In an episode entitled "Hot Springs", signed Ansel Adams phtoographs are featured.
  • Travels to the Edge With Art Wolfe, a 30-minute photography/travel series. Photographer Art Wolfe explores remote locations around the world.


  • Want more photography documentaries? Check our earlier post on Photography documentaries on DVD

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