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Dynamic Symmetry, Composition and Henri Cartier Bresson – Analyzed Video

#460 Massive thanks to all of the supporters out there, I really appreciate everything! Today I’ve got a two part video for you that shows tons of Henri Cartier-Bresson’s photos being analyzed to dynamic symmetry and other masterful composition techniques. See how he uses the armature of the 1.5 rectangle, and overlapping root 4’s to
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Mastering Composition to Get More Keepers – P.O.V. Black and White Street Photography

#439 Hey everyone, welcome back! Huge thanks for all of the continued support. A year has gone by since the last video “Mastering Composition to Get More Keepers,” so I’m excited to bring you this black and white follow-up. I’ve packed it full of excellent tips and design techniques, which can be applied to many
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Bresson’s Most Famous Negative Analyzed

#434 Hey everyone, welcome back! Huge thanks for the tremendous support! I’m so appreciative of everything and you are the reason this site is still up and available for artists to learn from. Today we are going to be taking a look at one of Henri Cartier-Bresson’s most famous photographs. We’ll see the original negative...

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Bresson’s Most Misconceived Quote

#414 Hello to all of you amazing Master Pass members, welcome back! Huge thanks and appreciation for all of the continued support! Today we are going to take a closer look at Henri Cartier-Bresson’s most misconceived quote. It relates to the ever popular concept of “working the scene,” which I think serves a purpose at times,...

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5 Reasons Why Scanning Your Own Film is Better

#383 This article is for anyone curious about scanning their own film…or knowing how we’ve all been duped when sending it to the lab. I’ll also be showing plenty of examples, some of my new scans, and even a new challenge/commitment to myself. One which was inspired by the Master photographers of Magnum Photos…heck, even Garry
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How Tall was Henri Cartier-Bresson

#381 Sometimes I find myself standing on my tip toes to get a nice shot when shooting street photography. This helps me improve the composition and eliminate distracting background elements. It reminded me of something I heard about Henri Cartier-Bresson standing on his tip toes. Was he super short, or was he doing this for
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The Fading Giants of Magnum Photos

#379 Where will these masters of Magnum Photos be in 20 years? Well, most of them will be 80-90, a bit old to be hunting in the streets with squeaky joints and a heavy camera. I’m guessing most of them will be retired or passed away unfortunately. Now’s the time to learn from them or meet them
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Film Photography Inspired by Bresson (Waikiki Meetup)

#368 Film is Definitely Not Dead! This group (on Facebook) is for all of you film photographers who are very familiar with digital photography, but love the process of film. From the click of the shutter, loading film, and developing. Small digital cameras can be used, but please no “chimping” (looking at your LCD after
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Mastering Composition & Henri Cartier-Bresson (Video Response)

#366 Hey everyone, this is a video response to an email by Andras who is a Master Pass member. I thought it would be great to help explain these design techniques, which can be applied to photography or painting, to him as well as other artists. I will go over the important techniques of mastering
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The Elite Photographers of Magnum Photos

323/365 Today we have a great documentary as well as a look at some of the most influential members of Magnum Photos. If you aren’t familiar with Magnum photos, you’ll know all you need after today. Let’s take a look and see how they are itching to change their vision to attract cutting edge photographers...

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