Fashion photographer Courtney Bent first sought to take photographs of people with severe physical disabilities but then quickly realized that her subjects should be their own photographers.
So she jury-rigged cameras to make that happen, and the result was a photo exhibit, and then a 2009 documentary called "Shooting Beauty: Everyone Deserves A Shot," which Courtney made with her husband, filmmaker George Kachadorian.
Now, the documentary is being used as a teaching tool: the Girl Scouts of America have launched a "Shooting Beauty Girl Scout Patch Program" where scouts watch the film, and perform activities that explore the meaning of beauty.
This segment originally aired 9/23/09.
- Courtney Bent, fashion photographer and filmmaker
This segment aired on October 5, 2011.