Personal Best by Elliott Erwitt

There are very few photographers that have had the impact on photography that Elliott Erwitt has. 

His career began in the United States in the 1940s and he was one of the first photographers of the 1950s to join the Magnum Agency, the world’s most prestigious photography brand.

Personal Best is the summary of his career in photography and it was published on his 90th birthday! 


Why We Love Personal Best

Eliott Erwitt is the kind of photographer that we all dream of being. He has a completely distinctive style that can be recognized a long way away.

Personal Best by Elliott Erwitt

This collection allows you to fully appreciate how a great photographer learns and grows so that they remain true to their vision while constantly evolving to meet the demands of the day.

It’s a big, heavy book and deservedly so. This is a career worth exploring in detail and we love that it feels built to last. 


Final Thoughts On Personal Best

If you intend to be a professional photographer or to get the best out of yourself as an enthusiastic amateur, there are very few collections on a par with Personal Best.

It’s a challenge and inspiration combined to develop the photographer inside of everyone and we loved it and we’re sure you will too. 

Do you love Magnum Photography like Elliott Erwitt’s? Then check out Where I Find Myself, Subway and Magnum Contact Sheets. 

You can grab a copy online here.

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