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  • Bresson Photographs
    397 words
    One of this century's icons in photography Henri-Cartier Bresson, thought to be the Father of modern day Street Photography, transformed the field through his concept of the decisive moment. He defined it as the simultaneous recognition in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event as well as a precise organization of forms that give that event its proper expression. In other words, the dramatic climax of a picture where everything falls perfectly into place. Bresson photographs exc...
  • Photograph Form And Balance
    524 words
    Henri-Cartier BrenssonHenri Cartier-Bresson, the French photographer, was born in 1908 and later studied painting a number of years before gaining interest in photography around the 1930's. He began photographing with a small hand-held Leica rarely using lens filters and developing his photographs on gelatin silver prints. Cartier-Bresson had a "remarkable ability to create images that invested moments in time with enduring mystery or humor" (Rosenblum 512). Naomi also points out that Cartier-Br...
  • Time Cartier Bresson
    647 words
    Henri Cartier-Bresson has been called "equivocal, ambivalent and accidental"1 since his debut as a photojournalist. Amplified and enriched, the work of the photographer is revealed in all its grandeur. While he may appear to "be a hurried man or a traveler without luggage"2, to quote a few of his titles, he is a poet, attentive to the act of love made with each photograph, and this is where the genius is revealed. From a desired distance, we discover simultaneously the geographer, who analyses t...
  • Important To Cartier Bresson
    1,010 words
    As one of the world's first photojournalists, Henri Cartier-Bresson has transformed the profession through his concept of "the decisive moment", the dramatic climax of a picture where everything falls perfectly into place. Traveling extensively since 1931, Cartier-Bresson's images have been renown throughout the world due to his remarkable sense of timing and his intuition in seizing the right moment. To fully understand Cartier-Bresson's pictures, one must first understand his artistic philosop...
  • Alex Webb And Many Other Photographers
    580 words
    Henri Cartier-Bresson Henri Cartier-Bresson is one of the world's most influential photography Masters. With his small hand camera he unobtrusively photographed people's lives around the world. He was solely responsible for bridging the gap between photojournalism and art. He has published more than a dozen books of his work. The greatest museums in the world have shown his work. From my start as a photographer, I was always drawn to taking photographs of people. I feel it was only instinct that...
  • Magnum Photographers
    730 words
    What is Magnum Photos? photojournalist. Magnum Photos is a photographic co-operative of great diversity and distinction owned by its photographer-members. With powerful individual vision, Magnum photographers chronicle the world and interpret its peoples, events, issues and personalities. There are constantly updated profiles on most countries of the world, covering industry, society and people, places of interest, politics and news events, disasters and conflict. In short, when you picture an i...

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