Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Photography Shows on TV (August 2008)

Welcome to another "photography tv guide". All times mentioned here are pacific. Please always double-check with your local listings. Schedule may change at any time. This post is not updated live.

Ant Wars (Science Channel)
Macrophotography work on ants and their "adventures". On August 6, 6pm, 9pm, and 1am.

When Cameras Cross the Line (Fox Reality)
Yes, paparazzi is the theme of this reality TV show, on Fox-Reality. Scheduled to air at 4pm and 10pm on August 6.

Half Past Autumn: The Life and Works of Gordon Parks (HBO Signature)
The title says it all. A must see. August 7 at 4:35am. If you don't have HBO or TiVo or you don't want to stay up late, you can buy the DVD (Amazon, $22).

Digital Photography Made Easy (QVC)
Make fun of clueless reps and spaced-out studio hosts as they try to figure out how to turn on a camera ;-) 2pm on August 9.

40 most shocking celebrity mugshots (VH1)
Move over Ansel Adams! 1am on August 3rd.

Look-a-like (TV Guide channel)
A photographer wants to look like a reality tv starlet. Noon on 7/31.

Craft Lab: Photographic floral arrangement (DIY Channel)
1130am on August 7. As the title suggests.

Impact: Stories of Survival "Photographer Electrocuted" (Discovery Health)
At 1am August 2nd. This is one of many stories in the feature.

A Makeover Story: "Knicks City Knockouts" (Discovery HD Theater (HDT))
Dancers prepare for team photo-shoot.

Get Married (Lifetime)
This reality TV show features among other things the photography of Mike Colon. Airs at 730am on August 1st.

Movies with photography theme

  1. Guinevere (1999), Encore and Starz on 7/31 and 8/1
  2. Bereft (2004), Showtime Women Channel, 8/1
  3. November (2004), IFC, 8/1 and 8/2
  4. Bound by Lies (2005), Showtime, 8/4 and 8/5
  5. The Caveman's Valentine (2001), Encore and Starz, 8/4, 8/5, 8/9

If you are worried about ratings, suitability and "subject matter", please do your own research. We are not your cyber nanny :)


Jim Talkington said...

"Make fun of clueless reps and spaced-out studio hosts as they try to figure out how to turn on a camera" - now THAT's why I read 1001 Noisy Cameras. We need to get you a radio show...

1001 noisy cameras said...

Thanks :-) That line was "inspired" by an event like that on one of those shows.