Quote Originally Posted by holmburgers View Post
I think of Henri as the philosopher of photography. His foreword in The Decisive Moment is such a pure distillation of his approach to making images and each line reads like a proverb.

I was fortunate enough to get a copy of it through interlibrary loan, and would be glad to share it if anyone's interested.

A while back this excellent account by a man who assisted & traveled with Mssr. Cartier-Bresson was posted on APUG.
Artistic merit aside, HCB's work is subject to a great deal of celebrity worship, something not renowned for its critical edge. Don't find his post hoc analysis of his own work all that revealing. Didn't find much of value in Patel's fawning reminiscence.