European street photography: Henri Cartier-Bresson

“In photography, the smallest thing can be a great subject.” – Henri Cartier-Bresson

I am a great admirer of Henri Cartier-Bresson’s unique style of street photography. Cartier-Bresson was a believer in opening the mind and letting photographic experiences candidly find him, creating poetic imagery in his photographs. Through studying his images, I have learnt to not take the world at face value, and to search for the inner beauty in everyday scenes.  I applied this new found knowledge while exploring and photographing the streets of Europe.

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La Brasserie – Paris

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Le Metro – Paris

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Rue des Pyrénées – Paris

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Shakespeare & Company – Paris

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Balloons – Paris

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 Cycling Trivialities – Amsterdam

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