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

 The photograph isn’t what was photographed. It’s something else. It’s a new fact. 
 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. 
 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. 
 Photography is about finding out what can happen in the frame. When you put four edges around some facts, you change those facts. 
 Photography is not about the thing photographed. It is about how that thing looks photographed. 
 You know why your pictures are no fucking good? Because they don’t describe the chaos of life. (Quoted by Philip-Lorca DiCorcia) 
 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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