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. 
 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. 
 Every photograph is a battle of form versus content. The good ones are on the border of failure. 
 The photograph isn’t what was photographed. It’s something else. It’s a new fact. 
 I photograph to see what things look like photographed. 
 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. 
 There is nothing as mysterious as a fact clearly described. 
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