Roundup: Five Saul Leiter photos to make you feel snow romantic

Saul Leiter was a pioneer of American color photography. His painterly images of 1950s and 1960s city life are so wistful. His work makes me see bad weather, stinky streets, and the humans who inhabit it all — differently. Better. More lovingly.

“A window covered with raindrops interests me more than a photograph of a famous person.” 

Saul Leiter

^ Same.

Here are five of his most lovely snow-filled images that might make this seemingly never-ending winter snow a lot more bearable. At least more beautiful.

Read more about the artist’s life here. Also this: “Saul Leiter, the quiet genius who made the mundane beautiful.”

2 thoughts to “Roundup: Five Saul Leiter photos to make you feel snow romantic”

    1. I only recently learned of his work through Pinterest! Ha! That sent me down the Google rabbit hole. I think his work is really beautiful.

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