Headshot, portrait, street and documentary photographer in NYC and Jersey City

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Legends - William Eggleston

Born:

1939, Memphis

Locations:

Southern USA

Gear:

Canon and Leica rangefinders
Canon VT, Contax G2, Mamiya 6×9
Kodachrome slide film

“I had this notion of what I called a democratic way of looking around, that nothing was more or less important.”

“What I’m photographing, it is a hard question to answer. And the best I’ve come up up is ‘life today.’ I don’t know whether they believe me or not, or what that means.”

Key Publications:

 

Los Alamos (1974)
Election Eve (1977)
The Morals of Vision (1978)
Flowers (1978)
Wedgwood Blue (1979)
Seven (1979)
Troubled Waters (1980)
The Louisiana Project (1980)
William Eggleston's Graceland (1984)

References:

 

Shooter Files