Henri Cartier-Bresson
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Henri Cartier-Bresson

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Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004) studied painting before taking up photography in his early twenties. One of the founders of the photography agency Magnum (together with Robert Capa and others), he is best known for the skill with which he captured the most fleeting of scenes. This volume includes his photographs of France, Spain, America, India, Russia, Mexico, and pre-r...more
Published (first published November 1982)
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As secret Santa gifts go, this had got to be one of the best ones. Although it's in French (a language I don't read) and the book is heavily coffee stained (at least I hope it's coffee) it is a great collection of photographs.

Beyond the introduction, it's 63 classic Bresson photographs. Each labeled with the year the photograph was taken and the location and title.

I never did find out who it was from...
His photos are amazingly inpirational.
Open any page to find his grip of decisive moments. No need a word.
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