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To capture fleeting reality

“To photograph is to hold one’s breath, when all faculties converge to capture fleeting reality.  It’s at that precise moment that mastering an image becomes a great physical and intellectual joy.” — Henri Cartier-Bresson And then… gone.

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In his own words

  Landscape photography?  Ansel Adams. Portraits?  Yousuf Karsh. Street photography?  Henri Cartier-Bresson.  Of course. This video is 18 minutes long but you owe it to yourself.  Hear him describe his intentions and purpose.  It’s worth it…

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