Deconstructing Henri-Cartier Bresson’s Composition

Posted by on Tuesday August 15, 2017 | Fine Art

Legendary street photography Henri-Cartier Bresson once declared that “photography is an immediate reaction.” And yet, despite his reliance on the fleeting “decisive moment” Bresson’s work channels some principles of symmetry and geometry that would seem to betray a more deliberate style.

Tavis Leaf Glover has created a fascinating two-part video look at how Bresson used the principles of dynamic symmetry and geometry in his work. It’s well worth your time.

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