Henri Cartier-bresson Quotes

Henri Cartier-bresson Quotes: Give me inspiration over information.
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Henri Cartier-bresson Quote: 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.
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Quotes about Henri Cartier-bresson: It seems dangerous to be a portrait artist who does commissions for clients because everyone wants to be flattered, so they pose in such a way that there's nothing left of truth.
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Quote about Henri Cartier-bresson: What do you think I'm a professor of? The little finger? (On offers of honorary doctorates.)
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Henri Cartier-bresson Sayings: We must avoid however, snapping away, shooting quickly and without thought, overloading ourselves with unnecessary images that clutter our memory and diminish the clarity of the whole.
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Henri Cartier-bresson Saying: We cannot develop and print a memory.
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Sayings about Henri Cartier-bresson: Time runs and flows and only our death succeeds in catching up with it. Photography is a blade which, in eternity, impales the dazzling moment.
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Saying about Henri Cartier-bresson: Rene Char wrote somewhere, apropos poetry, that there are those who create and those who discover; they are too completely different worlds. Photograph also has two sides to it and thank goodness, I am only intersted in those who discover; I feel a certain solidarity with those who set out in a spirit of discovery; I think there is much more risk invovled in this than in trying to create images; and in the end, reality is more important.
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Henri Cartier-bresson Quotes: I am a pack of nerves while waiting for the moment, and this feeling grows and grows and grows and then it explodes, it is a physical joy, a dance, space and time united. Yes, yes, yes, yes!
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Henri Cartier-bresson Quote: Memory is very important, the memory of each photo taken, flowing at the same speed as the event.
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Quotes about Henri Cartier-bresson: In photography, the smallest thing can be a great subject. The little, human detail can become a Leitmotiv.
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Quote about Henri Cartier-bresson: The simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event as well as the precise organization of forms which gives that event its proper expression... In photography, the smallest thing can be a great subject. The little human detail can become a leitmotif.
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Henri Cartier-bresson Sayings: I suddenly understood that photography can fix eternity in a moment. It is the only photo that influenced me. There is such intensity in this image, such spontaneity, such joie de vivre, such miraculousness, that even today it still bowls me over.
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Henri Cartier-bresson Saying: In order to give meaning to the world, one has to feel oneself involved in what he frames. This attitude requires concentration, a discipline of mind, sensitivity, and a sense of geometry.
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Sayings about Henri Cartier-bresson: A photographer must always work with the greatest respect for his subject and in terms of his own point of view.
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Saying about Henri Cartier-bresson: 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.
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Henri Cartier-bresson Quotes: In photography, the smallest thing can become a big subject, an insignificant human detail can become a leitmotiv. We see and we make seen as a witness to the world around us; the event, in its natural activity, generates an organic rhythm of forms.
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Henri Cartier-bresson Quote: A photographer's eye is perpetually evaluating. A photographer can bring coincidence of line simply by moving his head a fraction of a millimetre. He can modify perspectives by a slight bending of the knees. By placing the camera closer to or farther from the subject, he draws a detail. 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.
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