Looking For Light: Jane Bown Review

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Observer portrait snapper Jane Bown, a woman who has photographed everyone from Cilla Black to Gordon Brown in her long career, is the subject of this docu-biopic.


Examining the tensions between image and memory and workplace and home, this thoughtful profile of legendary Observer portrait photographer Jane Bown is full of famous faces, trade secrets and self-effacing tales. Simple, but intimate and candidly effective.

For anyone interested in the art of "getting the picture", this is a must.