Netflix recently released the newest season of its photography-centered TV show "Tales by Light."
"Tales by Light" is a documentary and reality show based on photographers' work around the world. The National Geographic and Canon joint venture focuses on photographers who attempt to tell a compelling story through their travels and images.
I haven't had time to watch the newest episodes just yet, but one of my favorite aspects about episodes in previous seasons is the fact that the show is not just about the photographers' photographs. "Tales by Light" breaks down each professional's workflow and dives deep into his or her motivations for traveling and clicking the shutter. Being mainly an outdoor photographer, one of my favorite past episodes is the fourth in season one. It features nature photographer Art Wolfe as he travels from places like Alaska to Uganda, chasing remarkable wildlife moments. It was like watching a behind-the-scenes episode of "Planet Earth."
Something I'm looking forward to in season three of "Tales by Light" is the fact that it will feature only two or three photographers rather than a new photographer each episode. Also, it seems like each episode will have some sort of humanitarian angle. I think these aspects will help tell a greater story and shine a spotlight on how powerful photography can be in sharing different people's stories and connecting individuals from around the world.
Watch the new season's trailer above to get a sneak peek of "Tales by Light" season three and start watching the full series on Netflix today.