Mary Ellen Mark is a photographer who needs no introduction. She has been creating her remarkable portfolio of images since the 1960’s. Outside of her notable street photography work, she has also found herself photographing movie sets and countless publications such as Vanity Fair and Rolling Stone. Helena Christensen, a former Victoria’s Secret Angel and supermodel extraordinaire is also a talented photographer whose work you can find gracing the pages of Elle, Marie Claire, and Nylon magazines.
In this 23-minute video hosted by fellow professional photographer Mark Seliger for Capture, Mark and Christensen indulge us with inspiring words of wisdom and countless memorable stories as they unfold their lives as professional photographers one set of photos at a time. Take a look at some of the incredible photographs from their portfolios and listen along as they revel and reflect in nostalgia:
“You also integrated yourself with your subject. You became very close with them and made them trust you and I sometimes I feel that is what you need to get an amazing portrait photograph of anyone.” – Helena Christensen on Mary Ellen Mark
[ via Capture ]