Henri Cartier-Bresson By tristan castonguay

Born August 22, 1908, Chanteloup, France—died August 3, 2004, Céreste

Henri was a French photographer whose humane, spontaneous photographs helped establish photojournalism as an art form.

Henri never cropped his pictures and he only used a 50mm lens when taking pictures

He's worked all over the world and in many countries like India, China, Mexico, the United States, and Japan. He worked for Harper’s Bazaar and worked with John Malcolm Brinnin for a short time.

He only worked with one camera, the Leica rangefinder and a 50 mm lens. This allowed him to focus his attention so that he always knew exactly what would be in his frame without needing a viewfinder.

He didn't like colored photographs and rarely ever took them.

He was captured during WW2 and escaped 3 years later.

I like that his photos are unique and something you usually wouldn't think of. I don't like how he didn't take many colored photographs.

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