Henri Cartier-Bresson, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Henri Cartier-Bresson

French photographer

Date of Birth: 22-Aug-1908

Place of Birth: Chanteloup-en-Brie, Île-de-France, France

Date of Death: 03-Aug-2004

Profession: photographer, photojournalist, journalist

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Henri Cartier-Bresson

  • Henri Cartier-Bresson (French: [ka?tje b??s?~]; August 22, 1908 – August 3, 2004) was a French humanist photographer considered a master of candid photography, and an early user of 35 mm film.
  • He pioneered the genre of street photography, and viewed photography as capturing a decisive moment.Cartier-Bresson was one of the founding members of Magnum Photos in 1947.
  • In the 1970s he took up drawing—he had studied painting in the 1920s.

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