Italian video production team Moviechrome recently filmed this short interview with renowned American documentary photographer Elliott Erwitt at his studio overlooking Central Park in New York City.
Here’s what the 87-year-old photographer says about this stage of his career: “I have my personal photographic life, which is doing books and projects and exhibitions. When you get older, if you’ve established a reputation, it’s a good time. You harvest your efforts of your past life.”
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Film Director John Huston was a good friend of Magnum co-founder Robert Capa, and as a result Magnum photographers often wound up working on his films. One such photographer is Elliott Erwitt, and in this video he talks about his well-known photo of some well-known folks: the people behind the 1961 movie The Misfits. Read more…