Revisiting 'Shooting Beauty'

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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.


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