5 Simple Henri Cartier-Bresson Composition Tips

What makes a good photo? I traced some of my favorite Henri Cartier-Bresson compositions to find out more for myself:

Some ideas:

  1. Simple yet elegant
  2. Dynamic tension— something *about* to happen. Like a taut rubber band, about to release!
  3. Surrealism
  4. Diagonal composition
  5. Emotion and soul