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A new series of articles begins, we hope you will enjoy them as much as the previous ones. This time ^myraincheck reviews Street Photography books and puts down on paper her favorite quotes. And yours truly picks up the images from your galleries to illustrate them.
So, we first present you:
The Mind's eye
by Henri Cartier Bresson
Original title: L'imaginaire d'après nature
The book, around 100 pages, is divided in two parts. The first one contains a precious series of thoughts on street photography, the famous description of the decisive moment and an analysis of the elements of photography: the decisive moment, the picture story, the subject, composition, technique, the customers, color, the imaginary from the truth.
In the second half of the book instead there are (much less interesting - street photography wise)
essays about travels to Moscow, Cuba and China, and memories and comm