Henry Cartier-Brensson





Henry Cartier-Bresson


a widely admired French photographer, who became known for his decisive shots.

He is known to be one of the most stirring and loved photographers in history.

Even from an early age in his photographic career he displayed distinctive qualities – such as how he composed his images, showing his impeccable eye for detail, and because of this he succeeded like no other.

Together with his photographer friends he set up the Magnum agency in 1947, which represented photographers’ rights for their images.

In the following decades Bresson worked as a photo-reporter and artist, he decisively influenced magazines such as “Du” or “Life”.

His work also changed the viewpoint of general photography.


The True God Father of Photojournalism!

‘His people seem lost or marooned on the city streets’ … Henri Cartier-Bresson’s Harlem (1947). Photograph: Magnum Photos

   Henri Cartier-Bresson, ‘Rue Mouffetard, Paris’ (1954)


Italy Abruzo 1951

Broken Social Scene



9 Comments Add yours

  1. Hi Roberta thanks for liking my post and yest he is my idol do..something about his photographs exceeds the essence of time………..Classic!


  2. Hi David,

    Thank you for liking my post



  3. Thank you Henry for liking my post…


  4. Nareen rivas says:

    Have always loved his work. Great post!


  5. Thanks Nareen…………


  6. cookiemomma says:



    1. Thanks……………… He is one great one indeed!


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