How photographer Platon gets up close to capture a person's truth

4/18/2017 ISO 1200 Magazine 0 Comments

How photographer Platon gets up close to capture a person's truth

Photographer Platon has captured portraits of the most famous and powerful people on the planet: Bill Clinton, Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump and many others. How does he break down the personal barriers his subjects put up? Platon gives his Brief but Spectacular take.



Read the full article on pbs.org/newshour/brief/211981/platon

About Platon:

Shooting portraits for a range of international publications including Rolling Stone, the New York Times Magazine, Vanity Fair, Esquire, GQ and the Sunday Times Magazine, Platon developed a special relationship with Time magazine, producing over 20 covers for them. In 2007, he photographed Russian Premier Vladimir Putin for Time Magazine's Person Of The Year cover. This image was awarded 1st prize at the World Press Photo Contest.

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Text, image and video via PBS NewsHour

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