Elliot Erwitt Snaps has 15 ratings and 2 reviews. Miguel said: Was drawn into getting this book on the back of seeing the iconic California photo, and se. Elliot Erwitt Snaps has ratings and 7 reviews. One of the leading photographers of his generation, Elliott Erwitt has been taking pictures since the.. . Once, when asked about the playfulness of many of his images, Elliott Erwitt replied: “I’m not a serious photographer like many of my.

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His eye, modest, charming, graceful and forever peeled for the dazzlingly unexpected, has led his oeuvre being labelled by one commentator as the ‘indecisive moment’. To reference David B. Was drawn into getting this book on the back erwott seeing the iconic California photo, and several other classic photos taken of people in their natural environment.

Sbaps Exposures is printed much better and has a great intrduction by Erwitt, but I like this selction of photos better. It is far from a perfect book, but in this short review I hope to give you an idea as to what this book represents.

Chesel rated it it was amazing Sep 27, This book is the antithesis of Steve McCurry The Unguarded Momentwhich is snap completely different book by a completely different photographer, despite both working in similar genres.

Jolien krijnen marked it as to-read Jan 02, From Elliott Erwitt Snaps. He actually built on the work of Steiglitz and Kertesz. That is to say, I am serious about not being serious.

Kenneth Kit rated it it was sanps Jan 14, Quite a number of cracking images are presented in a rather sub-optimal fashion; however, I read an in depth post by someone in publishing and they explained why various formats are chosen.


The book is divided under nine headings, including Touch, Stand, Tell and Point, each illustrating snasp shift in subject matter rather than style. Adjacent images tend to be snapss paired throughout this book. Ronfstop rated it liked it Dec 26, No trivia or quizzes yet. A member of the prestigious Magnum agency sincehe has photographed all over the world and his images have been the subject of many books and exhibitions.

Snaps by Elliott Erwitt – review

Containing over pictures, over half of which have never been published before, Elliott Erwitt Snaps shaps a unique and comprehensive survey of his work. Robert rated it it was amazing Oct 03, One of my photographer heroes There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

This is because I think it is a fantastic book and one that I return to time and time again. Jonathan Tepper rated it it was amazing Oct 13, They tell us how Elliott Erwitt thought, what drew his eye and where he strolled.

The photographs are not intended to illustrate the words, but they act as a means of grouping and organizing; making broad connections and also playing a game of pun and ambiguity with the words and pictures in keeping with the visual games Erwitt plays.

No ellioy or reviews yet. Candace Kaiser rated it it was amazing Nov 04, Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Photography with a sense of humor.

Only some of the time. Valerio Spisani rated it it was amazing Jan 19, See details for additional description. As you might expect, it comes down to cost and that may explain the compromises we quickly notice with Elliott Erwitt Snaps. I love Erwitt for his sense of humour and his ability to capture it in unusual eloiot.


Topics Elliott Erwitt The Observer. Becoming by Michelle ObamaPaperback 1. Andrew Fitzgibbon added it Mar 18, Your email address will not be published. Alice marked it as to-read Nov 20, Elliott Erwitt Snaps is a unique and comprehensive survey of his work. Elliot Erwitt SnapsHardcover. eraitt

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Having never been the biggest fan of Erwitt’s canine portraits, which take up four of his books, beginning with ‘s wonderfully titled Son of a Bitchit is good to be reminded of his range and his keen eye for framing the everyday sublime. Benjamin marked it as to-read Jul 01, You may also like.

Lists with This Book. My only complaint is the print quality and the printing across the gutter. The first comprehensive monograph covering the complete career of Elliott Erwitt b. Loading comments… Trouble loading?

Silvia Lago rated it it was amazing Jan 09, Street Photographer by Vivian MaierHardcover. But he worked in many different genres — advertising, architecture, reportage, film — and was the best or among the best at everything he did.

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