"The nature of the photographic process - it is about failure."
January 6, 2013 11:31 AM Subscribe
"The fact that photographs — they’re mute, they don’t have any narrative ability at all. You know what something looks like, but you don’t know what’s happening, you don’t know whether the hat’s being held or is it being put on her head or taken off her head. From the photograph, you don’t know that. A piece of time and space is well described. But not what is happening."Legendary street photographer Garry Winogrand with Bill Moyers, 1982
While he was undoubtedly most at home shooting on the street, Winogrand also occasionally played the reluctant photography instructor with a gift for witticisms about the nature of photography. [Audio w/ transcript]
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