“What I love about photography, and it’s the same thing I love about acting, really, is that it forces you, like, right into the moment, where you can’t be distracted, where you can’t be, like, thinking about other things or ahead of yourself or behind yourself.”
Jessica Lange, the actress, received a scholarship to study photography in the 60s at the University of Minesotta but after a trip to Paris and Spain decided to study dramatic art. Rediscovered photography at 90s when her husband, the playwright Sham Sheppard, gave him a Leica camera.
“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.
Elliott Erwitt. 1928
Elliott Erwitt born in Paris, France, is an advertising and documentary photographer known for his black and white candid shots of ironic and absurd situations within everyday settings— a master of Henri Cartier-Bresson’s “decisive moment”.