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My Meeting with Henri

11 Apr

Updated January 5, 2013

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Since I originally penned this blog, Arnie discovered a recently-posted video of a filmstrip that his cousin, Sheila Turner made of Henri Cartier-Bresson with Cornell Capa and ICP.

It has since been removed, because the person who posted it did not have permission from the authors. It did, however, serve as an introduction to Sheila’s daughter who is working with the filmstrips now.

Arnie was around at the time these film strips were made (only those with gray hair will recognize this term) and sat in on the editing of some of them at Cornell’s house over dinner and conversation. How lucky he was!

© 2013 Margo Taussig Pinkerton.  All Rights Reserved.  From Barefoot Contessa Photo Adventures.  For usage and fees, please e-mail TBC (at) BCphotoadventures.com (dot) com or contact us at 310 Lafayette Drive, Hillsborough, NC  27278 or at 919-643-3036 before 9 p.m. east-coast time, GMT-5.And as we look forward to returning to Paris this summer, including Bruges this time, I thought it appropriate to update and add photos to this blog, some of them the types of scenes I walked past on this particular afternoon.

Some were made in fairer weather than I experience that day long ago.

Whatever the scenes, they all illustrate what I love about Paris. Sure, there are many more I could post, but …

It was some years ago, back in the 80s, when I took my girls and one of their friends to explore France for two weeks. I figured they would Continue reading