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

 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. 
 The photograph isn’t what was photographed. It’s something else. It’s a new fact. 
 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 know why your pictures are no fucking good? Because they don’t describe the chaos of life. (Quoted by Philip-Lorca DiCorcia) 
 What photograph isn’t a still life? 
 Photography is about finding out what can happen in the frame. When you put four edges around some facts, you change those facts. 
 There is no special way a photograph should look. 
 There is nothing as mysterious as a fact clearly described. 
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