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I think this is a good photographer because he used what was going on around him to create a shot. He used leading lines, and the emotion captured on the subject's face is spectacular.

Henri Cartier-Bresson: 'The Eye of the Century'

I think this is a good photographer because he used what was going on around him to create a shot. He used leading lines, and the emotion captured on the subject's face is spectacular.

Christmas at Scanno by Henri Cartier-Bresson

Magnum Photos Photographer Portfolio: FRANCE. Paris. 15th arrondissement The Quai de Javel. Plasterers. 1932.

Magnum Photos Photographer Portfolio: FRANCE. Paris. 15th arrondissement The Quai de Javel. Plasterers. 1932.

Alberto Giacometti, Paris, 1961 by Henri Cartier-Bresson

Alberto Giacometti, Paris, 1961 by Henri Cartier-Bresson

A perfectly placed subject on the axis of the sinister diagonal and its reciprocal. It connects the woman in the foreground with the rice paddy and the group in the background. Learn Composition from the Photography of Henri Cartier-Bresson | The Dream Within Pictures

A perfectly placed subject on the axis of the sinister diagonal and its reciprocal. It connects the woman in the foreground with the rice paddy and the group in the background. Learn Composition from the Photography of Henri Cartier-Bresson | The Dream Within Pictures

Alberto Giacometti, Paris, 1961 by Henri Cartier-Bresson

Alberto Giacometti, Paris, 1961 by Henri Cartier-Bresson

Peter and Paul’s Fortress on the Neva River,  by Henri Cartier-Bresson

Peter and Paul’s Fortress on the Neva River, by Henri Cartier-Bresson

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Christmas at Scanno by Henri Cartier-Bresson

Christmas at Scanno by Henri Cartier-Bresson

a russion child being released from a concentration camp in 1945 | foto: henri cartier-bresson

a russion child being released from a concentration camp in 1945 | foto: henri cartier-bresson

Henri Cartier-Bresson // China, 1949 -- Shanghai. Celebrating the Communist conquest of Shanghai.

Henri Cartier-Bresson // China, 1949 -- Shanghai. Celebrating the Communist conquest of Shanghai.

Photo taken by: Henri Cartier-Bresson

Photo taken by: Henri Cartier-Bresson