Sunday, May 23, 2010

Weegee the Famous



Lovingly transcribed by Erica McDonald, this 1958 interview with Weegee is from an old LP called 'Famous Photographers Tell How'. Click the link above to listen or download.


"
I am a perfectionist. When I take a picture, if it's a murder or it's a drunk, it has gotta be good." -Weegee



"In my particular case I didn't wait till somebody gave me a job or something - I went and created a job for myself; freelance photographer. And what I did anybody else can do." - Weegee



I have no chips on my shoulder. I like to be constructive. As I have said, I have inspired many persons to take up photography. As a matter of fact, I inspire myself." - Weegee

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