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    1. 1. “Above all, I craved to seize the whole essence, in the confines of one single photograph, of some situation that was in the process of unrolling itself before my eyes.” - Henri Cartier-Bresson By: Shelby Dunfee
    2. 2.  Henri Cartier- Bresson was born on 1908 in Chanteloup, France. Studied painting with Cubist painter and sculptor Andre Lhote in France. This is a photo of Henri Cartier- Bresson and one of his cameras. “Google Images”
    3. 3.  While in Africa hr changed his mind about painting.  First experience with a camera was a Brownie in 1929.  He was a prisoner-of-war for three years.This picture uses the rule of odds.It shows us that they appear to belost by the look on their faces.“Google Images”
    4. 4.  Experimented in film with photographer Paul Strand. Co-founded the Magnum photo agency, along with Capa and Seymour. This picture tells us that the people are angry by the look on their faces. “Google Images”
    5. 5.  Published his first book, Images a la sauvette.  Left Magnum to concentrate on portraiture and landscapes.This photo shows Cartier-Bresson calm and relaxed.“Google Images”
    6. 6.  He had an exhibition of drawings at the Carlton Gallery, New York. Received Grand Prix National de la Photographie in Paris. This picture expresses the interest of the boys compared to the adults. “Google Images”
    7. 7.  Inauguration of the Henri Cartier-Bresson Foundation in 2003. Henri Cartier-Bresson died in 2004. In this photo the horse seems to be eating the man’s hat. “Google Images”
    8. 8.  Henri Cartier-Bresson lived from August 22, 1908 to August 3, 2004. His career as a photographer began in 1931, when he bought his first camera. During the mid 1970s he turned away from photography to go back to his original passion, painting. This photo is meant to emphasize joy between the couple and in the man jumping. “Google Images”
    9. 9. This picture uses the rule ofspace to show that the boy islooking off.“Google Images”
    10. 10. This is another one of his famous photos. “Google Images”This is one of Cartier-Bresson’s mostfamous photographgs.“Google Images”
    11. 11. This picture shows theinnocence of a young girlcompared to the soldiers.“Google Images”
    12. 12.  His uncle Louis Cartier- Bresson who introduced him to art in 1913.  In Paris he got to know Andre Berton who influenced his work during 1932 to 1934.This photo uses rule of space.“Google Images”
    13. 13.  John Stoddart Terry O’Neill Julia Fullerton-Batten Jim Marks Adrian Weinbrecht This is an image by John Stoddart. It uses the rule of odds. “Google Images” This an image by Julia Fullerton-Batten. “Google Images”
    14. 14.  He traveled around the world as photojournalist, trying to capture reality. He is famous for showing us the true actions, emotions, and realities of human lives. This picture uses the tip of the boat and the tree to frame the girl running across the bridge. “Google Images”
    15. 15.  Henri Cartier-Bresson took his photos using the decisive moment.  This moment is when all elements are balanced and natural life is being revealed.The man in this photo is framedbetween the two statues. It usesthe decisive moment.“Google Images”
    16. 16.  Henri Cartier-Bresson has many pictures that have been regarded as masterpieces. This picture uses line to draw our eye across the image. “Google Images”
    17. 17.  This photo uses the decisive moment. It frames the person between the walls and the stairs. “Google Images” This photo has the man framed by the stairs. The man is on the golden point. “Google Images”
    18. 18.  He painted from 1913 till 1931. Cartier-Bresson started painting around the age of 12. Around 1970 he turned away from photography to start painting again. Henri Cartier-Bresson stated, “All I care these days is painting, photography has never been more than a way into painting, a sort of instant drawing.”
    19. 19. This picture of the two womenshows their anger and discomfortin the crowded city.“Google Images” The photo Alicante shows the different facial expressions and gestures. “Google Images”
    20. 20. In this photo it shows the reality of living onthe street.“Google Images” This photo has discreteness and curiousness. “Google Images”
    21. 21. Henri Cartier-Bressononce comparedhimself to afisherman. The mostimportant thing wasto approach his catchcautiously, and tostrike at just the rightmoment. The onlydifference was that thecatch was not ananimal but a chance.This photo shows loveand happiness, it seemsas the two families arebeing reunited.“Google Images”
    22. 22.  Henri Cartier-Bresson. November 6, 2012. His Influence on Five Photographers Web. March 11, 2013. Henri Cartier-Bresson 2008. DPTips-Central Web. March 12, 2013. “Henri Cartier-Bresson” 2013. The Biography Channel website. March 17, 2013. Henri Cartier-Bresson Quotes 2013. Good Reads Web. March 18, 2013. Henri Cartier-Bresson. 2004. BBC News Timeline Web. March 18, 2013.
    23. 23.  Henri Cartier-Bresson. Google Images Web. March 14, 2013. Henri Cartier-Bresson. 2010. Your Dictionary Biography. Web. March 15, 2013.