well seen, well said

By | photography, street photography

Two more of Garry Winogrand’s quick (and often funny) remarks. I had not heard these before, and think they are too good to miss.

When he was photographing on the streets with a photographer friend (as he sometimes seems to  have done), a lady suddenly notices them and says loudly and  with clear irritation, “O, look, shutterbugs!” Garry looks at her, answering “Yeah, and what are you, DDT?….”

Garry Winogrand had his own “subtle” way of showing his disinterest in questions about rules in photography or how-to kind of questions. He once said: there is actually ONE rule in photography, now I come to think of it …. NEVER  DROP YOUR CAMERA ….