It is an illusion that photos are made with the camera... they are made with the eye, heart and head.
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Other quotes of Henri Cartier-Bresson
One eye of the photographer looks wide open through the viewfinder, the other, the closed looks into his own soul.
To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event.
Sharpness is a bourgeois concept
In photography, the smallest thing can be a great subject. The little, human detail can become a Leitmotiv.
Photography is a way of shouting, of freeing oneself, not of proving or asserting one's own originality. It's a way of life.
For me, the camera is a sketch book, an instrument of intuition and spontaneity.
Oop! The Moment! Once you miss it, it is gone forever.
Photography is an immediate reaction, drawing is a meditation.
You just have to live and life will give you pictures.
It's seldom you make a great picture. you have to milk the cow quite a lot to get plenty of milk to make a little cheese.
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