Photographers from BlackLab on Vimeo.
Voyeur, hunter and investigator are just a few of the roles that have characterized the photographer when depicted in modern cinema. In Photographers, hundreds of scenes involving this now ubiquitous character are remixed and re-sequenced to expose the clichés, tropes and accidental truisms associated with the medium. As the sole subject of the film, the photographer is turned from observer to observed.
This is BlackLab’s third film montage, following Trawling the Visual Wreckage and Cosmodrome.