The first rule of Photography is Patience: the Photographs of Wolf Suschitzky

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The long life and work of documentary photographer, cameraman and humanist Wolf Suschitzky touches upon key historic moments and major photographic and cinematographic developments across the 20th century. Wolf's personal archive is unusual in both its breadth and range of subject matter. This is the commissioned introductory essay to Wolf Suschitzky Seven Decades of Photography, a substantial photographic monograph.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWolf Suschitzky: Seven Decades of Photography
EditorsMichael Omasta, Brigitte Mayr, Tony Wallis
Place of PublicationVienna
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9783901644610
Publication statusPublished - 20 Nov 2014


  • Photography
  • Cinematography
  • Wolf Suschitzky
  • Telling stories in pictures
  • Urban flaneur
  • documentary
  • humanist photography
  • Black and white
  • exile studies, British film and photography, Wolf Suschitzky, life writing and memoir
  • Emigre artist


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