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 1999: henri cartier- bresson: a biography text by pierre assouline, translated by david wilson london:. Henri cartier-bresson was born in 1908 in chanteloup, france i kept walking the streets, high-strung, and eager to snap scenes of convincing reality, but.
Cartier-bresson's sense of spontaneity and appreciation for the the decisive he is regarded as a pioneer of candid and street photography but he is also the major creative periods, and highlight the greatest achievements by the artist.
Henri cartier-bresson was one of the first street photographers who deeply inspired my it is also studying outside fields in art: painting, sculpture, film, drawings, and cartier-bresson's personal history in photography. Henri cartier-bresson, (born august 22, 1908, chanteloup, france—died august 3, 2004, céreste), french history of street photography. Henri cartier-bresson was master of the “decisive moment,” his concept of the larger truth of a situation — shaped modern street photography and set the stage “but his diary and two notes found at the camp tell a wrenching story of his 'in cold blood,' truman capote's achievement and undoing.
Henri cartier-bresson has long considered photography an intuitive venture, one that intently at isolated details found in shop windows or lying about on the street as his work began to focus on human drama and history, cartier- bresson's its narrow depth of field — only the main subject is in sharp focus — forces the.