By Elliott Erwitt

The mythical Magnum photographer Elliott Erwitt (b.1928) says that he didn't consciously got down to picture canines. in accordance with him, it simply occurred that manner. And that someday, whilst he was once searching through his packing containers of images, he discovered that in some way or different canine had crept right into a justifiable share of them. now not that they have been puppy pics. extra simply photos with canine in. photos of poodles taken at puppy indicates, of Airedales fetching sticks within the park, of crowds of canines larking round jointly, of Highland Terriers leaping within the air for pleasure - and countless numbers of pictures of canine strolling, being carried, sitting on hearthrugs, shores, riverbanks, sofas, park benches.

DogDogs is a pleasant item featuring the biggest choice ever released of Erwitt's puppy photos. Any dog-lover's dream name, it includes 500 photographs, them all published full-bleed and in arresting duotone. additionally incorporated is an enthralling essay through P G Wodehouse, who used to be an admirer of Erwitt's paintings and a prepared dog-owner himself. As he says, ' ... what really good pictures those are. It does one stable to examine them. there isn't one sitter in his gallery who doesn't soften the heart.'

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