Tag Archives: Henri Cartier-Bresson

Magnum Photographers

Magnum Photographers

Magnum Photos was created as a photographic cooperative, by Robert Capa, Henri Cartier Bresson, David Seymour (Chim), and George Rodger. Though always a commercial venture, Magnum was created as an “endorsement of the subtlety and potential of photography when practiced by gifted individuals.” Read more

New York Times 1958

New York Times 1958 article

I read online a short insert from a 1958 edition of the New York Times ‘The Ten Greatest photographers 1958’

I read with amusement, because the photographers who were in the top 10 are as famous now as they were then, however I had to look up Philippe Halsman and I was surprised to read he photographed many stars in front and behind the camera who I have admired throughout the years. Read more

Compare & Contrast essay

Compare & Contrast Henri Cartier-Bresson to British photographer Edwin Smith

Left – Henri Cartier-Bresson’s photograph, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Right – Edwin Smith’s “Allotment”, Saffron, Walden, Essex

image HCB, Illinois, Chicago, 1947 Read more

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