Access, Trust & Tradeoffs with Marcus Russell Price

Go beyond the big screen and the big personalities with documentary photographer and filmmaker Marcus Russell Price and explore how he finds the small, everyday moments that speak to a larger story.

From photographing world-renowned comedians on the set to capturing quiet, behind-the-scene moments, Marcus will share what inspires him to click the shutter but also what leads him not to take a picture. Gain insight into how Marcus connects with his subjects to create stories with maximum impact, as well as how he pursues personal projects that mirror his emotions.

The program is moderated by former Editor-in-Chief of LIFE magazine, Bill Shapiro.

A Zoom link will be e-mailed via Eventbrite to all registered attendees 1-2 days prior to the program.

Photo: © Johnathan Furmanski / Leica Q2 Monochrom

Go beyond the big screen and the big personalities with documentary photographer and filmmaker Marcus Russell Price

Saturday October 9

4:00PM EST

Online Event


Presenter Bios

Marcus Russell PriceAbout Marcus Russell Price

Photographer and documentary filmmaker Marcus Russell Price is known for his exclusive work shooting comedians such as Aziz Ansari, Pete Davidson, John Mulaney, and Judd Apatow. He also shot Amy Schumer’s documentary, Expecting Amy for HBO Max. He just photographed the late-June cover for New York Magazine, and is a front-line photographer for the Black Lives Matter movement.

bill shapiroAbout Bill Shapiro

Bill Shapiro is the former Editor-in-Chief of LIFE magazine; he was also the founding Editor-in-Chief of, which won the 2011 National Magazine Award for digital photography. Bill is the author of several books, among them “Gus & Me”, the best-selling children’s book he co-wrote with Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards and, more recently, “What We Keep”. He is a contributing editor to Leica Conversations, and he writes about photography for The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, Vogue, Esquire, and the Los Angeles Times, among others. On Instagram, he’s @billshapiro.

Presenting Organization

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