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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Thanks for telling us about the problem. 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. To reference David B.

The book is arranged in nine chapters, each with a one-word title: It works OK, but the portrait format of the book means that when single landscape format images are printed on a single page, they end up rather small. Adjacent images tend to be well paired throughout this book. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. 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 trivia or quizzes yet. Combining Erwittis most famous images of instantly recognisable figures, and his extraordinary gift for recognising the eccentricities of the ordinary, Snaps comes complete with introductions from Erwittis close friends Charles Flowers and Murray Sayle, in a wonderfully personal collection of work. Jolien krijnen marked it as to-read Jan 02, This book is the antithesis of Steve McCurry The Unguarded Momentwhich is a completely different book by a completely different photographer, despite both working in similar genres.


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Snaps by Elliott Erwitt – review

I love Erwitt for his sense of humour and his ability to capture it in unusual ways. Show 25 25 50 All.

Phaidonis seminal monograph is now available in abridged format, creating an unparalleled introduction to one of our best-loved photographers. Show More Show Less.

Ajhartsfield rated it liked it Aug 17, Thankfully, it is best described as comprehensive, studded with gems and has another quality I will come to later on. Mauro added it Aug 15, Not a single one of them even comes close to Erwitt.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. He could walk around the block — just about any block — and come dnaps with more good photographs than I could produce in a year. There are others who do this work very, very well — my favorites among them are Robert Doisneau and B. Gary rated it it was amazing Dec 01, The first comprehensive monograph covering the complete career of Elliott Erwitt.

Elliot Erwitt Snaps

Erwitt is a eewitt of portraiture as well as observation, and there are intimate shots of Marilyn Monroe, Che Guevara and a brilliant full-length street portrait of a young and angular Arthur Miller.

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Frank Dittmar added it Mar 14, Want to Read saving…. From Elliott Erwitt Snaps. It is an image that speaks volumes not just about death and loss, but about what it requires to take this kind of photograph.

Ivan rated it it was amazing Jul 10, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. When I’m stuck, when I think I’ve lost my photographic voice and vision, when my Hassy is collecting dust on errwitt shelf and I finally notice it, I put this book in my bag and find a place to read through ewritt.


The book is laid out as a mixture of double page spreads, erwith page spreads normally portrait format images and two images to a page.

Best Selling in Nonfiction See all. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. As you might expect, it comes down to cost and that may explain the compromises we quickly notice with Elliott Erwitt Snaps. Be the first to write a review. Your email address will not be published. In erwitf work of observation and documentation of human and sometimes dog nature, juxtapositions, incongruities, absurdities — combined with razor sharp reflexes and technical skill, he is simply the best.

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Just a moment while we sign you in ersitt your Goodreads account. An iconic image of icons, by an iconic photographer. An astute observer of the human condition and a very, very funny man. From famous images like Khrushchev and Nixon arguing in Moscow in and Marilyn Monroe on the set of the film the Misfits, To his many more personal images of places, things, people ellioy animals, Erwitt’s unmistakeable, often witty, style gives us a snapshot of the famous And The ordinary, The strange And The mundane over a period of more than half a century, through the lens of one of the era’s finest image-makers.

My copy is the paperback version and was bought from Amazon second hand. Elliott Erwitt Snaps is a book that reminds us that brilliant elliot that will never tire are no more than an enjoyable stroll away.