Read the original and often misinterpreted text where Henri Cartier-Bresson explained his idea of decisive moment. Il libro più famoso di Cartier-Bresson è The Decisive Moment (Il momento decisivo). Il titolo nella versione francese è Images à la sauvette. Scritto nel , oltre. Within the canon of European photography books it would be difficult to find one more famous, revered and influential as Henri Cartier-Bresson’s The Decisive.

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Alicante, Spain, Cartier-Bresson outlines his approach to photography in a short introduction. Interview With Infinity Land Press. The Cartler edition was made possible by the enthusiasm of Richard Simon of the publishing firm of Simon and Schuster. Available in our Shop. But to make such a photograph on the run, to compose literally while raising the camera to the eye, is a feat which few can accomplish.

This unmissable show opened last 12 February, and will run through 9 June—all details can be found here. What the eye does is to find and focus on the particular subject within the mass of reality; what the camera does is simply to register upon film the decision made by the eye.

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If a photograph is to communicate its subject in all its intensity, the relationship of forms must be rigorously established. Glass Delusion and the Prism of Photographic Mysticism. Let your loved one pick the gift of their dreams. The Suture That Binds Us.


FotoRoom uses third-party cookies see here for details. Favorite Favorite Favorite Favorite. Photography must seize upon this bressln and hold immobile the equilibrium of it.

In photography there is a new kind of plasticity, the product of instantaneous lines made by movements of the subject. Sometimes it happens that you stall, delay, wait for something to happen. Cartier-Bresson trained himself from the start to compose his pictures so exactly that not one of the plates in this book have been trimmed. We look and perceive a photograph as we do a painting, in its entirety and all in one glance.

His mastery of composition enables him to make each picture almost instinctively a whole, and his personal reaction towards his subject finds expression within this frame.

Il soggetto deve dimenticarsi di te. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Hai altre foto scattate al momento giusto? Sometimes you have the feeling that here are all the makings of a picture — except for just one thing that seems to be missing. Sally Mann – “Sally Mann”. By placing the camera closer to or farther from the subject, he draws a detail — and it can be subordinated, or it can be tyrannized by it.

The Decisive Moment as Henri Cartier-Bresson Truly Meant it

For some twenty years now Cartier-Bresson has been doing just ll. The Home as Tomb. Unlike the writer, he cannot change: Every picture which he has taken is a very personal record of something which is already taking place. Visit the West Licht Gallery in Vienna for this once in a lifetime display of best women photographers who shaped the social documentary genre.


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Of his recent work perhaps the most outstanding are the pictures which he took on an extended stay in India and the Far East.

Peeling Back Soft Tissue: No funny business, just a whole heap of Lomography love right to your inbox. Discover evadanah22’s colorful work! Please login to decixivo. Istruiti dalla dottrina di Cartier-Bresson o meno, alcuni dei nostri amici lomografi hanno fatto dei tentativi per catturare scatti perfettamente a tempo riscontrando successo: One does not add composition as though it were an afterthought superimposed on the basic subject material, since it is impossible to separate content from form.

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Paris is currently showing the handpicked shots of Dutch social documentary photographer during his coverage of the post-war period. But he composes a picture in very nearly the same amount of time it takes to click the shutter, at the speed of a reflex action.