Pedro E. Guerrero: A Photographer’s Journey


A spur-of-the moment decision on the part of architect Frank Lloyd Wright whisked Guerrero away almost overnight from small-town intolerance to acclaim as a photographer.

Pedro E. Guerrero: A Photographer’s Journey

About the Film

American Masters — Pedro E. Guerrero: A Photographer’s Journey premieres Friday, September 18 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) during National Hispanic Heritage Month. The American Masters series and Latino Public Broadcasting’s VOCES series join forces for the first time to explore the life and work of photographer Pedro E. Guerrero (September 5, […]

W. Eugene Smith

About W. Eugene Smith

The war in the South Pacific, a country doctor in Colorado, victims of industrial pollution in a Japanese village — all of these were captured in unforgettable photographs by the legendary W. Eugene Smith. No matter where, what, or whom he was shooting, Smith drove himself relentlessly to create evocative portraits that revealed the essence […]

Edward Curtis

Shadow Catcher

by George Horse Capture Beginning in 1900 and continuing over the next thirty years, Edward Sheriff Curtis, or the “Shadow Catcher” as he was later called by some of the tribes, took over 40,000 images and recorded rare ethnographic information from over eighty American Indian tribal groups, ranging from the Eskimo or Inuit people of […]