Garry Winogrand
[Photographer, b. 1928, New York, d. 1984, Tijuana, Mexico.]

 Every photograph is a battle of form versus content. The good ones are on the border of failure. 
 I like to work in that area where content almost overwhelms form. 
 There is no special way a photograph should look. 
 What photograph isn’t a still life? 
 There is nothing as mysterious as a fact clearly described. 
 You know why your pictures are no fucking good? Because they don’t describe the chaos of life. (Quoted by Philip-Lorca DiCorcia) 
 Photography is not about the thing photographed. It is about how that thing looks photographed. 
 I think that there isn’t a photograph in the world that has any narrative ability... They do not tell stories—they show you what something looks like. To a camera. 
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