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William J. Eggleston

William J. Eggleston was born in Memphis, Tennesse, but grew up in the small Mississippi town of Sumner. He became known as "the father of color photography" for his striking photos of people, events and landscapes in the South. Although he had been been a professional photographer for several years in the South, it wasn't until a visit to New York... See full bio »
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 2005 Stranded in Canton (Documentary)
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 2011/I Restless
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 2005 Stranded in Canton (Documentary)
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 1997 Eve's Bayou (special photographer)
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 1998 Frontline (TV Series documentary) (post-production sound - 1 episode)
- The Farmer's Wife (1998) ... (post-production sound)
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 2012 The Source
 2011 Today (TV Series)
- Episode dated 31 May 2011 (2011) ... Himself (as William Eggleston)
 2009 Imagine (TV Series documentary)
- The Colourful Mr Eggleston (2009) ... Himself
 2008 William Eggleston: Photographer (Video documentary short)
 2007 By the Ways: A Journey with William Eggleston (Documentary)
 2005 William Eggleston in the Real World (Documentary)

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