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.

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  Serbia. Bass player on the road Belgrade-Kraljevo, to play at a village festival near Rudnick  Yugoslavia 1965  © Henri Cartier-Bresson /Magnum Photos

Henri Cartier-Bresson Serbia. Bass player on the road Belgrade-Kraljevo, to play at a village festival near Rudnick Yugoslavia 1965 © Henri Cartier-Bresson /Magnum Photos

Henri Cartier-Bresson,  Cachot d'une prison modèle, États-Unis, 1975.  © Henri Cartier-Bresson/Magnum Photos – Courtesy Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson.

Henri Cartier-Bresson, Cachot d'une prison modèle, États-Unis, 1975. © Henri Cartier-Bresson/Magnum Photos – Courtesy Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson.

Boy Helps Amputee Friend Injured in War in Naples, Italy by  Henri Cartier Bresson 1944

Boy Helps Amputee Friend Injured in War in Naples, Italy by Henri Cartier Bresson 1944

Da un'intervista a H. C-B:   "Ho scattato questa [foto] attraverso le inferriate, vi ho infilato la camera attraverso [...] Ecco perché è un po' sfocata. Lo spazio fra assi era tale che solo l'obiettivo ci passava in mezzo. Non potevo a vedere nulla attraverso il visore.  - "Non poteva vedere l'uomo saltare?"  - "no."  - "è stata fortuna."  - "E 'sempre fortuna."         Parigi. Gare Montparnasse. L'uomo che salta è Raymond Quenue.

Da un'intervista a H. C-B: "Ho scattato questa [foto] attraverso le inferriate, vi ho infilato la camera attraverso [...] Ecco perché è un po' sfocata. Lo spazio fra assi era tale che solo l'obiettivo ci passava in mezzo. Non potevo a vedere nulla attraverso il visore. - "Non poteva vedere l'uomo saltare?" - "no." - "è stata fortuna." - "E 'sempre fortuna." Parigi. Gare Montparnasse. L'uomo che salta è Raymond Quenue.

This image taken by Henri Cartier Bresson captures line from the left hand corner leading the eyes down the stairs to the movement by the person on the bike.

This image taken by Henri Cartier Bresson captures line from the left hand corner leading the eyes down the stairs to the movement by the person on the bike.

Portugal - Nazaré - Mulheres aguardando os pescadores na praia da Nazaré, em 1955; foto de Henri Cartier-Bresson. / Women waiting for the return of the fishermen at Nazaré beach. Photo by Henri Cartier-Bresson (1955).

Portugal - Nazaré - Mulheres aguardando os pescadores na praia da Nazaré, em 1955; foto de Henri Cartier-Bresson. / Women waiting for the return of the fishermen at Nazaré beach. Photo by Henri Cartier-Bresson (1955).

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