Netflix has made the episode about portrait photographer Platon, one of the most respected professionals in the world and a master in the art of portraying people, available for free on its YouTube channel. We put the documentary for you to watch at the end of this post.
Platon photographed some of the most famous and important personalities on the planet, such as Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, Barack Obama, George Clooney, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bono, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Stephen Hawking and Annie Leibovitz, just to name a few.
The episode is part of the excellent series “Abstract: The Art of Design”, which seeks to “enter the minds of the most innovative designers in a variety of disciplines and learn how design affects every aspect of life”.
In this episode with Platon, the series follows the photographer as he photographs General Colin Powell and gives insight into his creative process, as well as his advice for achieving portraits with more meaning and relevance.
The episode has 43 minutes. Unmissable! Watch the episode below: