Elliott Erwitt, Santa Monica, California, 1955. © Elliott Erwitt/Magnum Photos

Elliott Erwitt, Santa Monica, California, 1955. © Elliott Erwitt/Magnum Photos

Elliot Erwitt When you see a photograph from Erwitt, it might make you think, make you laugh, make you sad, but you will always experience some sort of emotion and you want to come back and take another look.

Elliot Erwitt When you see a photograph from Erwitt, it might make you think, make you laugh, make you sad, but you will always experience some sort of emotion and you want to come back and take another look.

Elliott Erwitt: Paris. 1950. Trocadero.  © Elliott Erwitt / Magnum Photos

Elliott Erwitt: Paris. 1950. Trocadero. © Elliott Erwitt / Magnum Photos

Elliott Erwitt, New York City, 1974

Elliott Erwitt, New York City, 1974

So many of Elloit Erwitt's photos look like "a luck shot," but when you see the body of his work, you realize that luck had little to do with it.

So many of Elloit Erwitt's photos look like "a luck shot," but when you see the body of his work, you realize that luck had little to do with it.

tribes man wears tourist Ray-Bans to take photo. So wrong but will get great shot.

tribes man wears tourist Ray-Bans to take photo. So wrong but will get great shot.

Elliott Erwitt SPAIN. Barcelona. 1952.

Elliott Erwitt SPAIN. Barcelona. 1952.

One happy puppy!  The photogragher has a whole book or three of nothing but dogs captured in mid-air!  #Dogs #Jumping #Photograghy

One happy puppy! The photogragher has a whole book or three of nothing but dogs captured in mid-air! #Dogs #Jumping #Photograghy

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"Once the shadow was born, however, our self-expression became stifled and more serious. We learned from our parents, teachers, friends, and society that to win love and acceptance we had to adhere to certain prewritten scripts." - Debbie Ford, The Shadow Effect (Elliott Erwitt)

"Once the shadow was born, however, our self-expression became stifled and more serious. We learned from our parents, teachers, friends, and society that to win love and acceptance we had to adhere to certain prewritten scripts." - Debbie Ford, The Shadow Effect (Elliott Erwitt)

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