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Henri Cartier-Bresson Robert Capa, Luz, Fotos, Mare, Bw Photo, Robert Doisneau, Blanco Y Negro, Fotografia, Photo

Henri Cartier-Bresson was a French photographer who was known for "candid" photography. He was also an early user of 35 mm film. He was born in 1908 and died in 2004. Part of his book, The Decisive Moment, 1952 I personally like this photo because it shows how composed a candid photo can be. This photo clearly was taken quickly, as he had to capture the birds flying away, but it looks as if a lot of time and planning went into it. He talks about this candid, quick photography in his book The…

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Bruce Davidson Jimmy Armstrong, 'The Dwarf'. Palisades, New Jersey, USA. 1958. © Bruce Davidson. Magnum Photos. City Photography, Street Photography, Photography, Detroit Institute Of Arts, Performance Art, Documentary Photography, Photographer, Photography Series, Davidson

From the "Circus" series (1958) by Magnum Photos photographer Bruce Davidson. This famous black and white photograph captures Jimmy Armstrong, "The Dwarf", resting while at a circus in Palisades, New Jersey. View the full "Circus" photography series by clicking on the above link. #blackandwhitephotography #carnivalphotos #vintagecarnival #photographydocumentary

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