The ‘Decisive moment’ in photography is that one moment of magic where the photographer captures a scene at just the right time. Sometimes it’s a happy accident, but others the photographer is sensitive enough to their environment to see it unfurling and speedily react.
Presented by the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson, the HCB Award supports the creation of a photography project which could not be achieved without this help. It is intended for a photographer who has already completed a significant body of work, close to the documentary approach.
Unul dintre cei mai renumiţi fotoreporteri francezi, Marc Riboud, autorul fotografiei din 1967, care ne prezintă o participantă (Jan Rose Kasmir) ce ţine o floare în faţa soldaţilor americani ai Gărzii Naţionale la un protest împotriva războiului din Vietnam, a murit la vârsta de 93 ani.
Presented by the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson every other year, the HCB Award is a prize of 35.000 Euros intended for photographers who have already completed a significant body of work with an approach close to that of documentary.