Henri Cartier-Bresson

Aug 22, 1908 - Aug 3, 2004

Henri Cartier-Bresson was a French humanist photographer considered a master of candid photography, and an early user of 35 mm film. He pioneered the genre of street photography, and viewed photography as capturing a decisive moment.
Cartier-Bresson was one of the founding members of Magnum Photos in 1947. In the 1970s he took up drawing—he had studied painting in the 1920s.
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“Photography is an immediate reaction, drawing is a meditation.”

Henri Cartier-Bresson
Aug 22, 1908 - Aug 3, 2004
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