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    Default Elliott Erwitt offers inspiration for photographers

    Silence Sounds Good, the documentary about photographer Elliott Erwitt who still works with black and white film, is available on demand from Vimeo. $9.99 to rent this inspiring film about a remarkable man who is a great photographer.

    At 55 seconds, again at 12 minutes 20 seconds, and again about 14 minutes into the film, you can see a Montblanc 149 (?) pen in a desk holder.

    Enjoy, and happy snaps.
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    Default Re: Elliott Erwitt offers inspiration for photographers

    Thanks for the information. Sadly it says it's not available to watch in my region but I'm trying to work something out.
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    Default Re: Elliott Erwitt offers inspiration for photographers

    It's available on Amazon Prime Video, hope that's also good in the UK.

    Found another link, unknown if it's really "free" though.

    I'd like to see it become available on Apple TV.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BlkWhiteFilmPix View Post
    It's available on Amazon Prime Video, hope that's also good in the UK.

    Found another link, unknown if it's really "free" though.

    I'd like to see it become available on Apple TV.
    I already looked on Amazon UK. Nothing comes up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chrissy View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by BlkWhiteFilmPix View Post
    It's available on Amazon Prime Video, hope that's also good in the UK.

    Found another link, unknown if it's really "free" though.

    I'd like to see it become available on Apple TV.
    I already looked on Amazon UK. Nothing comes up.
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    Just tweeted at AmazonUK, and suggested it to Netflix. Am optimistic ...
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    Default Re: Elliott Erwitt offers inspiration for photographers

    I saw this documentary twice, and I could look at it more. Elliott Erwitt is the photographer that aroused my passion for black and white pictures. His way of showing the ironic and absurd moments in people's daily lives, made me love photography even more. As a photographer beginner, he truly inspires my work. Lately, I have been making nature shoots in different locations I've rented from www.aperfectspace.com. I still have some work to do and some improvements in my career, but I am happy I found this passion!
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    Default Re: Elliott Erwitt offers inspiration for photographers

    I've managed to watch their trailer. Saw plenty of excellent photographs and some pens. Good
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    Quote Originally Posted by Orlybag View Post
    I saw this documentary twice, and I could look at it more. Elliott Erwitt is the photographer that aroused my passion for black and white pictures. His way of showing the ironic and absurd moments in people's daily lives, made me love photography even more. As a photographer beginner, he truly inspires my work. Lately, I have been making nature shoots in different locations I've rented. I still have some work to do and some improvements in my career, but I am happy I found this passion!
    Thank you so much for the detailed description!

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    Default Re: Elliott Erwitt offers inspiration for photographers

    Another beautiful movie was Finding Vivian Maier.

    A documentary on the late Vivian Maier, a nanny whose previously unknown cache of 100,000 photographs earned her a posthumous reputation as one of the most accomplished street photographers.



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    Default Re: Elliott Erwitt offers inspiration for photographers

    Quote Originally Posted by Yazeh View Post
    Another beautiful movie was Finding Vivian Maier....
    When I heard about that, the only way to see it was for me to buy the DVD. I've watched it several times. Of course, now it's streamed.

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    Default Re: Elliott Erwitt offers inspiration for photographers

    Quote Originally Posted by FredRydr View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Yazeh View Post
    Another beautiful movie was Finding Vivian Maier....
    When I heard about that, the only way to see it was for me to buy the DVD. I've watched it several times. Of course, now it's streamed.
    I saw at the cinema when it came out... Now it's available on prime...

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    Default Re: Elliott Erwitt offers inspiration for photographers

    Quote Originally Posted by Yazeh View Post
    Another beautiful movie was Finding Vivian Maier.

    A documentary on the late Vivian Maier, a nanny whose previously unknown cache of 100,000 photographs earned her a posthumous reputation as one of the most accomplished street photographers.
    Thank you, the plot is very intriguing!

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