Two books on the American Snapshot

Mr. Whiskets writes, “There is a quote by John Szarkowski that I read years ago and cannot remember clearly. He said something about photography being promiscuous. I am not quoting him obviously because I’ve already said I can’t remember…but it was something like: Photography is a promiscuous lover, she will give it up (a masterpiece) on a one night stand to an amateur as readily as she will to some professional who is wed to her. I am sure the actual quote doesn’t say “give it up” but you get the point.

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Source: 5B4 via digitalarte.co.uk

6 October, 2007|photography|