It isn’t enough to choose the best angle from which to take a photograph, it’s also essential to know how to capture a precise moment. In that, Cartier-Bresson had a point.

the right moment to photograph

Thanks to Ursula Held (comment below) in pointing me to the original photographer: René Maltête.

6 Comments leave a comment below

  1. This photograph is one of the standard slides whenever graphic design legend Kurt Weidemann gives a talk.

  2. The true master of this kind of pictures was the japanese photographer Shoji Ueda. This one could be one of his snaps.

  3. This photo is by René Maltête.

  4. how wonderful is this!!!

  5. This is “genetics”!