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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1908-2004

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by ctrl+alt+del, Aug 6, 2004.

  1. ctrl+alt+del

    ctrl+alt+del Guest

    He died August 2nd. A man who really revolutionized how we take pictures. He had an eye for the decisive moment, he didnt pose or plan shots, he painted pictures. I know how much Bresson has inspired my shots, and im sure many of the other photo nerds on here.
    "In photography youve got to be quick, quick, quick, quick. Like an animal and prey. "
  2. why write?

    why write? Veteran Member

    Joined: Oct 19, 2003 Messages: 5,859 Likes Received: 1
    rip to him, wow that tree picture is really nice...i like that
  3. iloveboxcars

    iloveboxcars 12oz Royalty

    Joined: Jul 29, 2002 Messages: 20,506 Likes Received: 450
    guy is awesome. RIP.
  4. Rest In Power, 96 years of awesomeness...really inspirational!

    BURLAP Member

    Joined: Jul 29, 2004 Messages: 307 Likes Received: 0
    those photos are fucking nice. talented people
    dying fucking isn't nice. thanks god.
  6. Kr430n5_666

    Kr430n5_666 Banned

    Joined: Oct 6, 2004 Messages: 19,229 Likes Received: 30
  7. MrChupacabra

    MrChupacabra 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Oct 10, 2001 Messages: 10,940 Likes Received: 683
    Hot shit. He lived a long life and accomplished a lot. I can appreciate that fully.
  8. http://www.photology.com/bresson/Images/Foto11.jpg'>
    Marcel Duchamp through bresson's lens


    Albetro Giacometti


    And a very dope flick shot in my hometown, circa 1953.

  9. GamblersGrin

    GamblersGrin Elite Member

    Joined: Sep 24, 2003 Messages: 3,243 Likes Received: 16
    "old people die. that's what they do"

    amazing photographer though
  10. j

    j Guest

  11. <KEY3>

    <KEY3> Veteran Member

    Joined: Mar 24, 2004 Messages: 6,878 Likes Received: 2
    if it was in ruins in '53 I can only imagine half a century later.
  12. haha, try 30 centuries ago and we still got some lying around
  13. firsttake

    firsttake Member

    Joined: Feb 10, 2003 Messages: 411 Likes Received: 0


    2 of my favorites.
    guy really influenced my opinions on the place photography holds in art.
  14. ledzep

    ledzep Junior Member

    Joined: Feb 21, 2002 Messages: 146 Likes Received: 1
    damn. that is some good shit.
  15. TheoHuxtab|e

    TheoHuxtab|e Banned

    Joined: Jul 28, 2004 Messages: 468 Likes Received: 0