” To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them. “


” You can find pictures anywhere. It’s simply a matter of noticing things and organizing them. You just have to care about what’s around you and have a concern with humanity and the human comedy. “


” Photography is pretty simple stuff. You just react to what you see, and take many, many pictures. “


” The ratio of successful shots is one in God-knows-how-many. Sometimes you’ll get several in one contact sheet, and sometimes it’s none for days. But as long as you go on taking pictures, you’re likely to get a good one at some point. “


” In those simpler days, you could just take pictures of movie stars and show them the way they were, as normal human beings. And if I felt part of any movement at the time, it was just to do that – to be journalistic and photograph what is, rather than what is made up. “


” A visual sense is something you either have or you don’t. “


” If your subjects are eternal… they’ll survive. “


” Covering a historic event is perfectly legitimate. It’s not sneaking into somebody’s boudoir… These people belong to history, and not to record that if you have the opportunity would be wrong. “


” The thing is that when you don’t carry a camera, that’s when you see pictures in particular, or at least that’s when you think you see pictures in particular. When you do carry it, if you do see one on the occasion that you do, you can take it. “



All 9 Elliott Erwitt Quotes about You in picture


To me, photography is an art of observation. It
You can find pictures anywhere. It


Photography is pretty simple stuff. You just react to what you see, and take many, many pictures.
The ratio of successful shots is one in God-knows-how-many. Sometimes you
In those simpler days, you could just take pictures of movie stars and show them the way they were, as normal human beings. And if I felt part of any movement at the time, it was just to do that - to be journalistic and photograph what is, rather than what is made up.
A visual sense is something you either have or you don
If your subjects are eternal... they
Covering a historic event is perfectly legitimate. It
The thing is that when you don
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