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Zen in the Art of HCB

Erica McDonald filed a response that I found moving to the post below, “Famous Photographers Tell How,” which is about a rare 1958 vinyl recording of several photographers explaining their approaches. She decided to transcribe the entire section where Henri Cartier-Bresson speaks and make it available on her website along with transcripts of several other [...]

Famous Photographers Tell How

There is a 1958 vinyl record entitled “Famous Photographers Tell How” with the voices of a number of photographic legends: Weegee, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Philippe Halsman, Bert Stern, Tana Hoban, etc. Ted Barron put up MP3 excerpts by Weegee and Cartier-Bresson talking about their photographic processes that can be heard here. It is well worth spending [...]