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Photojournalism!

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Photojournalism!

  1. 1. Henri Cartier-Bresson Michelle, Angela, and Travis. Date
  2. 2. Who ✤ Born 1908, Died 2004. ✤ Born in France, and originally a painter, Bresson later turned to photography. ✤ Traveled all over the world to take pictures, especially after forming ‘Magnum Photos’ with fellow photographers Robert Capa, David Seymour, and George Rodger.
  3. 3. What ✤ A street photographer, Bresson took many pictures of everyday life in many different enviroments ranging from the U.S. during WWII, to the Soviet Union just before it’s fall.
  4. 4. ✤ Henri Cartier-Bresson "Siphnos, Greece, 1961"
  5. 5. ✤ Henri Cartier-Bresson Marilyn Monroe during the making of "The Misfits", 1962
  6. 6. ✤ "Rue Mouffetard, Paris, 1954"
  7. 7. ✤ “Brie” by Henri Cartier-Bresson, June 1968, Brie, France
  8. 8. Why ✤ Originally a painter, Bresson thought of photography as just a way into painting. “All I care about these days is painting — photography has never been more than a way into painting, a sort of instant drawing.”
  9. 9. Where ✤ The United States, France, India, Mexico, China, Japan, Canada, the Soviet Union (Russia)
  10. 10. When ✤ Photographed from 1931 - 1975 (Retired from photography)
  11. 11. How ✤ Camera: Leica 35 mm. Normal 50mm lenses, or wide angle lenses. ✤ Never used a flash. Never cropped prints, always left the first millimeter of clear negative around the image resulting in a black border around the image.
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  15. 15. Citations ✤ http://www.afterimagegallery.com/bressonberlinwall.htm ✤ http://www.magnumphotos.com/Archive/C.aspx? VP3=ViewBox&VBID=2K1HZSX8GCW4&IT=ZoomImage01_VForm &CT=Album&PN=36&SH=1&SF=1&PPM=0 http://www.magnumphotos.com/Archive/C.aspx? VP3=ViewBox&VBID=2K1HZSX8GCW4&IT=ZoomImage01_VForm &CT=Album&PN=34&SH=1&SF=1&PPM=0 http://www.stevenkasher.com/html/artistresults.asp?artist=20
  16. 16. ✤ http://www.magnumphotos.com/Archive/C.aspx? VP3=ViewBox&VBID=2K1HZSX8GCW4&IT=ZoomImage01_VForm &CT=Album&PN=12&SH=1&SF=1&PPM=0 http://www.magnumphotos.com/Archive/C.aspx? VP3=ViewBox&VBID=2K1HZSX8GCW4&IT=ZoomImage01_VForm &CT=Album&PN=22&SH=1&SF=1&PPM=0 http://www.soulcatcherstudio.com/exhibitions/bresson/ rue_mouffetard.html http://kentbeatty.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/10/brie-henri- cartier-bresson-thumb.jpg

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