'Paparazzi': Stalking Celebs with Cameras

Ben Affleck hides his face from paparazzi as he enters the CNN building in Los Angeles

Ben Affleck hides his face from paparazzi as he enters the CNN building in Los Angeles for an appearance on Larry King Live. Steve Kondiles/Bauer-Griffin.com hide caption

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Mira Sorvino captured leaving a Los Angeles restaurant with her child

A successful day for a paparazzi: Mira Sorvino captured leaving a Los Angeles restaurant with her infant child in her arms. Ben Evenstad hide caption

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Madeleine Brand looks at the history and contemporary controversy over the paparazzi — photographers who pursue shots of celebrities trying to go about their everyday lives.

Brand talks with photographer Peter Howe, author of the new book Paparazzi, and rides along with paparazzo Ben Evenstad as he stalks his prey for the day: actress Mira Sorvino.

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