Henri Cartier-Bresson was the photographer considered to be the father of modern photojournalism.
He was invited to visit Bucharest and Romania in may 1975 , at the celebration of victory over the Nazis.
Below are some pictures made during this journey in Romania.
Bucharest. The first parking meters are received like new toys
Bucharest. The Drumul Taberei district
Bucharest. Gardens of the School of Fine Arts
Bucharest. May 9, 1975. Celebration of victory over the Nazis. Nicolae Ceausescu speech
In a train.
Bukovina. Dragos Voda village
Bucovina. The Voronet Monastery
Church of Voronet
Region of Maramures
Maramures. Village of Hoteni
Maramures. Bogdan Voda village . Sheep shearing
Maramures. Bogdan Voda village
Maramures. Birsana village . Sunday morning. A peasant in her home
Andrei Pandele, known Romanian photographer, met in May 1975 in Bucharest the world of photography legend Henri Cartier – Bresson. Impressions and experience, presented by Andrei in the movie below.
Interview by Alex Gâlmeanu and Edward Lawrenson, filmed by Alex Gâlmeanu.
Via: Magnumphotos and muzeuldefotografie
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