Henri Cartier-Bresson 1908 - 2004 one of the greatest photographers.
The photograph below was taken in Athens, Greece, I have passed by there many times. I am glad that he captured it for posterity. Isle sur la Sorgue is one of my favorite places (after Athina of course). My mother was a photographer, always with her Leica at hand.
Henri Cartier-Bresson 1908 - 2004 Born in Chanteloup, he died in Isle sur la Sorgue. "Cartier-Bresson started painting in 1923 and began to photograph in 1931, met Teriade, the editor of Verve magazine and frequented members of the French surrealist movement. After a trip to the Ivory Coast he discovered the Leica, since then his camera of choice"...more on more
"Henri Cartier-Bresson, one of the major artists of the 20th century, who used his tiny hand-held 35-mm Leica camera to bear humane witness to many of the.." more>> via...IHT
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bordering the Indian Ocean in South Asia. While the world
turns toward dozens of humanitarian agencies to help the
people who are gripped with incredible suffering, some
are also thinking of the forgotten victims of natural
disaster....the animals. The World Health Organization
estimates that 5 million people are now without food,
water and shelter. What will happen to the animals
who were under their care?