Henri Cartier-Bresson

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Henri Cartier-Bresson

Birthplace: Chanteloup-en-Brie, Seine-et-Marne, Île-de-France, France
Death: Died in L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Vaucluse, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
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Husband of <private> Franck

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About Henri Cartier-Bresson


Henri Cartier-Bresson (August 22, 1908 – August 3, 2004) was a French photographer considered to be the father of modern photojournalism. He was an early adopter of 35 mm format, and the master of candid photography. He helped develop the "street photography" or "life reportage" style that has influenced generations of photographers who followed.

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August 22, 1908
Chanteloup-en-Brie, Seine-et-Marne, Île-de-France, France
August 2, 2004
Age 95
L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Vaucluse, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France