Portraits Of Capa

Episodes

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01Janine Di Giovanni2013090920140602

Five people select their favourite picture by Robert Capa, the father of photojournalism, and reflect on his life and work.

In the first essay, war correspondent Janine di Giovanni discusses the photograph of him which made Robert Capa famous, and the women who loved him throughout his career - from the actress Ingrid Bergman to fellow photojournalist Gerda Taro.

Producer: Brian McCluskey

A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 3

First broadcast in September 2013.

In his centenary year, five people select their favourite picture by Robert Capa, the father of photojournalism, and reflect on his life and work.

01Janine di Giovanni2013090920140602

Five people select their favourite picture by Robert Capa, the father of photojournalism, and reflect on his life and work.

In the first essay, war correspondent Janine di Giovanni discusses the photograph of him which made Robert Capa famous, and the women who loved him throughout his career - from the actress Ingrid Bergman to fellow photojournalist Gerda Taro.

Producer: Brian McCluskey

A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 3

First broadcast in September 2013.

In his centenary year, five people select their favourite picture by Robert Capa, the father of photojournalism, and reflect on his life and work.

In the first essay, war correspondent Janine di Giovanni discusses the photograph of him which made Robert Capa famous, and the women who loved him throughout his career - from the actress Ingrid Bergman to fellow photojournalist Gerda Taro.

Producer: Brian McCluskey

A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 3.

02John D Mchugh2013091020140603

Five people select their favourite picture by Robert Capa, the father of photojournalism, and reflect on his life and work.

In the second essay, photographer John D McHugh reflects on the role of empathy and friendship in Robert Capa's work. He talks about an image of two injured soldiers from the Spanish Civil War.

Producer: Brian McCluskey

A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 3

First broadcast in September 2013.

In his centenary year, five people select their favourite picture by Robert Capa, the father of photojournalism, and reflect on his life and work.

02John D McHugh2013091020140603

Five people select their favourite picture by Robert Capa, the father of photojournalism, and reflect on his life and work.

In the second essay, photographer John D McHugh reflects on the role of empathy and friendship in Robert Capa's work. He talks about an image of two injured soldiers from the Spanish Civil War.

Producer: Brian McCluskey

A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 3

First broadcast in September 2013.

In his centenary year, five people select their favourite picture by Robert Capa, the father of photojournalism, and reflect on his life and work.

In the second essay, photographer John D McHugh reflects on the role of empathy and friendship in Robert Capa's work. He talks about an image of two injured soldiers from the Spanish Civil War.

Producer: Brian McCluskey

A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 3.

03Hilary Roberts2013091120140604

Five people select their favourite picture by Robert Capa, the father of photojournalism, and reflect on his life and work.

In the third essay, historian Hilary Roberts of the Imperial War Museum recalls the famous D-Day portrait of a soldier floating through the waves as he lands on Omaha beach.

Producer: Brian McCluskey

A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 3

First broadcast in September 2013.

In his centenary year, five people select their favourite picture by Robert Capa, the father of photojournalism, and reflect on his life and work.

In the third essay, Hilary Roberts of the Imperial War Museum recalls the famous D-Day portrait of a soldier floating through the waves as he lands on Omaha beach.

03Hilary Roberts2013091120140604

Five people select their favourite picture by Robert Capa, the father of photojournalism, and reflect on his life and work.

In the third essay, historian Hilary Roberts of the Imperial War Museum recalls the famous D-Day portrait of a soldier floating through the waves as he lands on Omaha beach.

Producer: Brian McCluskey

A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 3

First broadcast in September 2013.

In his centenary year, five people select their favourite picture by Robert Capa, the father of photojournalism, and reflect on his life and work.

In the third essay, Hilary Roberts of the Imperial War Museum recalls the famous D-Day portrait of a soldier floating through the waves as he lands on Omaha beach.

Producer: Brian McCluskey

A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 3.

04Tim Collins2013091220140605

Five essayists select their favourite picture by Robert Capa, the father of photojournalism, and reflect on his life and work.

In the fourth essay, Colonel Tim Collins examines Robert Capa's picture of an American solider in a the end of World War Two, "The Last One To Die", and reflects on the portrayal of death in photography.

Producer: Brian McCluskey

A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 3

First broadcast in September 2013.

In his centenary year, five people select their favourite picture by Robert Capa, the father of photojournalism, and reflect on his life and work.

In the fourth essay, Colonel Tim Collins examines Robert Capa's "The Last One To Die" and reflects on the portrayal of death in photography.

04Tim Collins2013091220140605

Five essayists select their favourite picture by Robert Capa, the father of photojournalism, and reflect on his life and work.

In the fourth essay, Colonel Tim Collins examines Robert Capa's picture of an American solider in a the end of World War Two, "The Last One To Die", and reflects on the portrayal of death in photography.

Producer: Brian McCluskey

A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 3

First broadcast in September 2013.

In his centenary year, five people select their favourite picture by Robert Capa, the father of photojournalism, and reflect on his life and work.

In the fourth essay, Colonel Tim Collins examines Robert Capa's "The Last One To Die" and reflects on the portrayal of death in photography.

Producer: Brian McCluskey

A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 3.

05 LASTJohn Morris2013091320140606

Five people select their favourite picture by Robert Capa, the father of photojournalism, and reflect on his life and work.

In the final essay, John Morris, picture editor of Life Magazine during World War Two, on why an image of a gypsy musician reminds him of his old friend, Robert Capa.

Producer: Brian McCluskey

A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 3 (Picture copyright 1947 Robert Capa/Magnum, John G Morris Collection)

First broadcast in September 2013.

In his centenary year, five people select their favourite picture by Robert Capa, the father of photojournalism, and reflect on his life and work.

05 LASTJohn Morris2013091320140606

Five people select their favourite picture by Robert Capa, the father of photojournalism, and reflect on his life and work.

In the final essay, John Morris, picture editor of Life Magazine during World War Two, on why an image of a gypsy musician reminds him of his old friend, Robert Capa.

Producer: Brian McCluskey

A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 3 (Picture copyright 1947 Robert Capa/Magnum, John G Morris Collection)

First broadcast in September 2013.

In his centenary year, five people select their favourite picture by Robert Capa, the father of photojournalism, and reflect on his life and work.

In the final essay, John Morris, picture editor of Life Magazine during World War Two, on why an image of a gypsy musician reminds him of his old friend, Robert Capa.

Producer: Brian McCluskey

A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 3 (Picture copyright 1947 Robert Capa/Magnum, John G Morris Collection).