Place Covered: Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 1997-08-15
Subjects: Reggie, Denis | Photographers | Arts | Wedding photography | WEDDINGS | Kennedy, John F. Jr., 1960-1999 | Henley, Don
- Weill, Gus Host
- Fowler, Ken Producer
- Reggie, Denis Interviewee
This episode of the series “Louisiana Legends” from August 15, 1997, features an interview with Denis Reggie conducted by Gus Weill. Reggie, a native of Crowley, is a famous wedding photographer who popularized the genre of wedding photojournalism. He discusses: his initial interest in photography as a sports photographer; how he applied aspects of sports photography to find moments that occurred naturally, without posing, to wedding photography; being flattered by photographers who copy his style; the pressure of wedding photography; balancing the left and right brain; photographing the wedding of John F. Kennedy, Jr. and his wife Carolyn; photographing the wedding of Don Henley of the Eagles; and the increasing interest in black and white photography.