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

 Photography is not about the thing photographed. It is about how that thing looks photographed. 
 The photograph isn’t what was photographed. It’s something else. It’s a new fact. 
 What photograph isn’t a still life? 
 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! 
 I like to work in that area where content almost overwhelms form. 
 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 about finding out what can happen in the frame. When you put four edges around some facts, you change those facts. 
 I photograph to see what things look like photographed. 
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