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2. Life time August22nd, 1908- August3rd, 2004 Henri Cartier-Bressonwas a Frenchphotographer He was considered tobe the father ofmodernphotojournalism 3. He mastered candidphotography anddeveloped real-lifereportage or StreetPhotography Henri was born into awealthy family: hisfather was a textilemanufacturer 4. An example of HenriBressons Street Photography 5. His parents willingly provided financialsupport for him to pursue his interests inphotography Henri attended cole Fnelon, a catholic schoolthat prepared students to attend LyceeCondorcet His work has been showcased in the United States,one in 1935 at the Julien Levy Gallery Henri first photojournalism photos were publishedin 1937. H covered the coronation of King GeorgeVI for the French weekly. 6. Above all, I craved to seize the whole essence, inthe confines of one single photograph, of somesituation that was in the process of unrolling itselfbefore my eyes-Henri Cartier-Bresson 7. Henri Bressons main influence was AndrLhote Andr Lhote work.LEscale, 1913, Muse dArtModerne, Paris 8. Henri was important to photography for manyreasons He invented Street Photography He also re-invented Photojournalism Cartier-Bresson achieved internationalrecognition for his coverage of Gandhisfuneral in India in 1948 and the last stage of theChinese Civil War. 9. Cartier-Bressons coverage of Gandis funeral. 10. His coverage on theChinese Civil War 11. Actually, Im not all that interested inthe subject of photography. Once thepicture is in the box, Im not all thatinterested in what happens next. Hunters,after all, arent cooks. -Henri Cartier-Bresson 12. http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/h/henri_cartierbresson.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henri_Cartier-Bresson http://www.magnumphotos.com/C.aspx?VP=XSpecific_MAG.PhotographerDetail_VPage&l1=0&pid=2K7O3R14T1LX&nm=Henri%20Cartier%2DBresson http://www.henricartierbresson.org/index_en.htm