Exhibit: Photos by Henri Cartier-Bresson

Exhibit: Photographs by Henri Cartier-Bresson
(c) 2010 Henri Cartier-Bresson / Magnum Photos, courtesy Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson

Madrid, 1933
The Leica that Cartier-Bresson carried held only 36 exposures at a time — with no motor drive, of course — but his efficiency and economy were extraordinary. He walked the streets with an almost Zen-like patience, hunting for the kinds of precise shutter moments that now epitomize great photojournalism.

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