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

 What photograph isn’t a still life? 
 I like to work in that area where content almost overwhelms form. 
 There is nothing as mysterious as a fact clearly described. 
 Every photograph is a battle of form versus content. The good ones are on the border of failure. 
 I don’t have anything to say in any picture. But you do, from your experience, surmise something. You do give a photograph symbolic content, narrative content... But it’s nothing to worry about! 
 You see something happening and you bang away at it. Either you get what you saw or you get something else—and whichever is better you print. 
 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. 
 Photography is not about the thing photographed. It is about how that thing looks photographed. 
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