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THE DECISIVE MOMENT
The decisive moment, as Henri Cartier-Bresson defined it, is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event as well as the precise organization of forms which gives that event its proper expression.”
The decisive moment is a fragment of life that speaks of a person’s character usually found at the crest of an emotional wave
HOW DO YOU ACHIEVE A MOMENT?
Look at your environment and move to frame the image
Wait and watch for the peak moment
Shoot both vertically and horizontally
Wait for action to come into your frame
Go early and stay late…
68th Annual Pictures of the Year International
NPPA Best of Photojournalism 2011
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