By Elliott Erwitt
The mythical Magnum photographer Elliott Erwitt (b.1928) says that he didn't consciously got down to picture canines. in response to him, it simply occurred that approach. And that sooner or later, whilst he was once searching through his packing containers of pictures, he discovered that in some way or different canines had crept right into a fair share of them. no longer that they have been puppy pics. extra simply images with canines in. images of poodles taken at puppy exhibits, of Airedales fetching sticks within the park, of crowds of canine larking round jointly, of Highland Terriers leaping within the air for pleasure - and hundreds and hundreds of pictures of canine strolling, being carried, sitting on hearthrugs, shores, riverbanks, sofas, park benches.
DogDogs is a pleasant item providing the most important choice ever released of Erwitt's puppy photos. Any dog-lover's dream identify, it includes 500 images, them all revealed full-bleed and in arresting duotone. additionally integrated is an enthralling essay by means of P G Wodehouse, who was once an admirer of Erwitt's paintings and a prepared dog-owner himself. As he says, ' ... what really good photos those are. It does one sturdy to examine them. there isn't one sitter in his gallery who doesn't soften the heart.'
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