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. 
 What photograph isn’t a still life? 
 Every photograph is a battle of form versus content. The good ones are on the border of failure. 
 There is nothing as mysterious as a fact clearly described. 
 I photograph to see what things look like photographed. 
 Photography is about finding out what can happen in the frame. When you put four edges around some facts, you change those facts. 
 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. 
 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! 
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