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Discover the great works of Henri Cartier-Bresson at Centre Pompidou

Henri Cartier-Bresson, is one of our times greatest photographer and many of is photos can now be seen in the exhibition named after him at Centre Pompidou here in Paris. Since I adore is work I visited the exhibition already a few days after its opening in February. But now it’s getting to is final days so if you are in Paris and love photography this exhibition is a must :-)

Henri Cartier-Bresson exhibition at Centre Pompidou – Place Georges-Pompidou, 75004 Paris

(exhibition period February 12th – June 9th 2014)

Photos taken with my Fuji Finepix x100s

Henri Cartier-Bresson“It is an illusion that photos are made with the camera… they are made with the eye, heart and head.”
Henri Cartier-Bresson“You just have to live and life will give you pictures.”
Henri Cartier-Bresson“Your eye must see a composition or an expression that life itself offers you, and you must know with intuition when to click the camera.”
Henri Cartier-Bresson“To photograph: it is to put on the same line of sight the head, the eye and the heart.”
Henri Cartier-Bresson“A photograph is neither taken or seized by force. It offers itself up. It is the photo that takes you. One must not take photos.”
Henri Cartier-Bresson“Photography is, for me, a spontaneous impulse coming from an ever attentive eye which captures the moment and its eternity.”
Henri Cartier-Bresson“Photography is, for me, a spontaneous impulse coming from an ever attentive eye which captures the moment and its eternity.”
Henri Cartier-Bresson“You just have to live and life will give you pictures.”
Henri Cartier-Bresson
Henri Cartier-Bresson“We must avoid however, snapping away, shooting quickly and without thought, overloading ourselves with unnecessary images that clutter our memory and diminish the clarity of the whole.”

Quotes : Henri Cartier-Bresson

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This Paris blog is created and maintained by Solli, a Swedish Expat living in Paris working as a Photographer. When she is not behind the lens or setting off to a new destination she loves to be in the kitchen and play around with whole, organic and seasonal food. In this blog she shares some glimpses of her everyday life as a bonne vivante wherever in the world she might be. Enjoy following her journey through life...

2 Comments

  • Claudia
    06 June 2014 at 22:39

    Love this! May I use it on my blog? It’s really inspiring me!

  • Solli Kanani
    06 June 2014 at 23:41

    Claudia – sure, as long as you refer to the source :-)

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