Elliott Erwitt: Snaps
Before you is the first comprehensive and exhaustive monograph Elliott Erwitt (1928), one of the most talented photographers of his generation.
This album features pictures of famous personalities and ordinary people, strange and funny photos, made over fifty years of the period of his career. More than 200 previously unpublished photographs являютя the best reflection of their Creator, his undoubtedly bright and often humorous style. This book Elliott Erwitt Snaps («Clicks»), consisting of 500 pictures, speaks about the fact that the photographer nothing to invent, to take the picture, everything is already there in this world and in just one click of the camera to make a unique frame.
In the photographic lexicon of Elliott Erwitt the word «personal» refers to the photos, taken for themselves. Erwitt rented as a professional for many customers, but always found the time to do and «Amateur» photos. In his opinion, the word «Amateur» there is no negative meanings: because it comes from the word «love». Shoot for his own pleasure. Or, as he would have said, to complicate the picture...
Its work cannot be confused either with whose other, because only he could see, it would seem, in the everyday moments of life something ironic, not serious, and, on the contrary, in comic situations to see and capture the serious moment.