Posts Tagged: Henri Cartier-Bresson

Instant Karma XII (Smartphone photo)

Think about the photo before and after, never during. The secret is to take your time. You mustn’t go too fast. The subject must forget about you. Then, however, you must be very quick.

– Henri Cartier-Bresson

Animus Anima

Photography is only intuition, a perpetual interrogation – everything except a stage set.

– Henri Cartier-Bresson

The magic phone

the-magic-phone

Memory is very important, the memory of each photo taken, flowing at the same speed as the event. During the work, you have to be sure that you haven’t left any holes, that you`ve captured everything, because afterwards it will be too late.
– Henri Cartier-Bresson

Z.P.I. II

ziua parintilor de ingeri 2014

Photographers deal in things which are continually vanishing and when they have vanished there is no contrivance on earth which can make them come back again.
– Henri Cartier-Bresson

Le Marchand de sable III

Le Marchand de sable III

In photography, the smallest thing can be a great subject. The little, human detail can become a Leitmotiv.
– Henri Cartier-Bresson

Le Marchand de sable II

Le Marchand de sable II

Think about the photo before and after, never during. The secret is to take your time. You mustn’t go too fast. The subject must forget about you. Then, however, you must be very quick.
Henri Cartier-Bresson

Le Marchand de sable I

Le Marchand de sable

Actually, I’m not all that interested in the subject of photography. Once the picture is in the box, I’m not all that interested in what happens next. Hunters, after all, aren’t cooks.
– Henri Cartier-Bresson

Blue, Yellow, Green (smartphone photo)

yellow-blue-green

Samsung Galaxy S4, Snapseed

The creative act lasts but a brief moment, a lightning instant of give-and-take, just long enough for you to level the camera and to trap the fleeting prey in your little box.
– Henri Cartier-Bresson

Camera în care a murit un băiat III

Camera in care a murit un baiat

Memory is very important, the memory of each photo taken, flowing at the same speed as the event. During the work, you have to be sure that you haven’t left any holes, that you’ve captured everything, because afterwards it will be too late.

– Henri Cartier-Bresson

Bruxelles, Grand Place (V)

Bruxeles, grand Place

Photography is an immediate reaction, drawing is a meditation.
– Henri Cartier-Bresson