The New York times published last week a very good interview about Henri Cartier-Bresson by journalist Sheila Turner Seed. I thought one of the questions would make a great poll (with a slight tweak). Answer below and then head to the interview to read Henri’s own answer to that question.
How many HCB’s around the world are just unaware of their innate talent ?
Argentina has arguably produced two of the top five players in the history of football; Messi and Maradona. Will the next Messi-ah of football also come out of Rosario ? (click on picture for high res)
Leica M8 with 35mm Summicron IV at F2.0, 1/250, ISO160
Almost surprisingly, there are quite a lot of gypsies in Argentina. They must also have boarded the immigrants boats in search of better fortunes. The same good fortune they promess you in the streets, after a small donation of course. (Click on picture for high res)
Leica M8 with 35mm Summicron IV
I love how the word “el galán” sounds in Spanish, it basically has three meanings :
1. Good-looking man
2. A man that flirts with woman
3. An actor that plays roles of lovers.
In the case of this young man pictured in a Rosario Park, I guess the three of them work, don’t they ? (click on picture for high res)
Leica M8 with 35mm Summicron IV at F4.0, 1/350, ISO160