Portraits of Tibetan Teachers

Henri Cartier-Bresson and Martine Franck

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Born in France in 1908, Henri Cartier-Bresson was one of the first photographers to use the 35mm camera. In 1947, he joined Robert Capa and others in founding the Magnum Photo Agency. In May, he received the International Center of Photography's Infinity Award for Master of Photography. Martine Franck, raised in the United States and England, began working as a photographer in the Far East in 1963. She has been a member of Magnum since 1983. Both photographers live in Paris and are engaged in documenting Tibetan lamas.


 

Image: Henri Cartier-Bresson, His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama in Paris, 1993.

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