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Tete a Tete: Portraits by Henri Cartier-Bresson

Tete a Tete: Portraits by Henri Cartier-Bresson

Tete a Tete: Portraits by Henri Cartier-Bresson. This exhibition is sponsored by Eastman Kodak Company ........ When Henri Cartier-Bresson picked up his Leica in 1932, it was a miraculous new kind of camera, small and light, equipped with a sharp, fast lens and filled with a long roll of 35 mm film. This remains the kind of camera most of us know and use today, but before that time virtually all cameras were larger and more cumbersome. The amateur's Kodak, although easy to use, offered little control over composition, and the press photographer's Speed Graphic used large sheets of film that had to be loaded one at a time and often needed a bulky flash. Of course, ambitious photographers devised clever ways to get around their clumsy materials, choosing subjects that didn't move too much, counting on luck and quick reflexes to freeze motion, or perfecting the image .......

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