“I Like to Watch” murmured Chance Gardener

Thus spoke Peter Sellers character in “Being There”

And we hope you like to watch as well.

From the archives of Leigh Wiener is a great episode of ” Talk About Pictures “, an Emmy winning show he created, which aired from 1978-1981. Plus an interview from his later years.
Very much like what the Charlie Rose show became, this across the table interview style, gives us great insight into these masters of photography, some long gone.

From IMDB: LIFE magazine photographer and television producer Leigh Weiner and host George Fenneman interviewed the top photographers of the day while reviewing their best-known shots.

His son, Devik, is the keeper of the archive of this incredible photographer. From a chance meeting on a film set, we spoke, and he has allowed some of his father’s work to be shared with you. Including this TV show and interview. A true blast from the past, although the Museum of Radio and Television could/should be hosting this series, we are very proud and honored to share this with you on photoinduced.com.

There is a goal attached here. The masters of this show are primarily on 2″videotape.

Yeah. videotape. and yeah. 2″

Maybe a couple of machines are left from that era, that can even play them,The tape does deteriorate. And the sound needs to be leveled and cleaned.

So, there is a search for angel investors who can defray the cost of preservation of these amazing archives which are a very important part of our photographic history.

A huge thank you to Devik Wiener for these fine additions to the video page.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Instagram

Upcoming Events

Is there an event we should know about?
Let us know on twitter.

Current Exhibitions

  • Annenberg Space for Photography
  • CONTACT HIGH: A VISUAL HISTORY OF HIP-HOP
  • APR 26, 2019 – AUG 18, 2019
  • 2000 Avenue of the Stars, #10
  • Century City, CA. 90067
  • Tel: 213.403.3000
  • Getty Center
  • Oscar Rejlander
    Through June 9th, 2019

  • 1200 Getty Center Drive
  • Los Angeles, CA. 90049
  • Tel: 310-440-7300
  • Howard Greenberg Gallery
  • BRUCE DAVIDSON, SUBJECT: CONTACT
  • Nove 14,2018- March 2, 2019
  • 41 East 57th Street, Suite 1406
  • New York,NY 10022
  • Tel: 212-334-0100
  • Peter Fetterman Gallery
  • CHILD: A CELEBRATION
  • March 2 – September 6, 2019
  • Through Sept 6th, 2019
  • 2525 Michigan Avenue Gallery A1
  • Santa Monica, CA
  • 90404
  • Phone: 310.453.6463

Is there an exhibition we’re missing? Let us know on twitter.

Like what we’re posting?
Join us on Flickr.