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Henri Cartier – Bresson Photographer/painter
Henri Cartier – Bresson • Henri Cartier – Bresson was born on august 22 nd 1908 in Chanteloup – en- brie France. • He was a master of candid photography he help develop the street photography , life reportage style that has influenced generations of photographers who followed.
His early year’s Henri Cartier-Bresson was widely considered one of the leading artistic forces of the 20 th century he used a box brownie to take holiday snapshots. After successfully trying to learn music as a boy Henri Cartier Bresson was introduced to oil painting by his uncle Louis a gifted painter. The painting lesson where cut short when he died during world war 1.
What kind of cameras he owned He had a lot of different kind of camera's during his life as a photographer. He was know for only using 1 camera the camera he used most of the time was a Leica.
Style of photography Henri Cartier Bresson was one of a kind his photography will be remembered for many years to come. The sort of photography was liked.
In 1938 he married a Javanese dancer Ratinha mohini they lived in a fourth floor servants flat in Paris at 19 from 1937 – 1967 when the marriage eventfully broke down. He then married Martine Franck who was a photographer for the new York times they got married in 1970 – 2004. Before Henri Cartier – Bresson past away.
During the end of his life Henri Cartier - Bresson will always be know for his amazing photography he sadly passed away on August 3 rd 2004 age 95 montjustin France
Will be missed R. I. P