Doisneau, another French icon – Notre doisneau national

Pas besoin de présenter Doisneau à mes compatriotes. Je passe donc directement à la version Anglaise:0)

Robert Doisneau is, without a doubt, the most famous (and one of the most talented) French photographer of all times (with Henri Cartier-Bresson I guess). He is to the French photographic arts what McCurry, Lange or Arbus are to America’s…

Enough talking! Enjoy this slice of my French Heaven (click on one of the pictures to see the carousel):

21 Comments Add yours

  1. Katie says:

    Fantastic! Made me smile. To be able to capture moments like that!

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  2. ladyredspecs says:

    In these heady days of digital photography, will evocative images like these survive to remind us of our past? The Doisneau images are charming, I love the young boy in his pedal car contrasted against the car wheel.

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  3. eveleduc says:

    Qui n’a pas déjà reçu un petit mot d’amour écrit à l’envers d’une carte postale du « Baiser » de Doineau ? Doineau est à l’amour comme un poisson dans l’eau !

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  4. Love these because they are totally unstructured poses. They catch people “In the Act” of living. Those are always my favorite shots!

    1. My French Heaven says:

      Me as well. I think too many people care for pictures that are technically perfect, when the best ones are about translation an emotion…

  5. metan says:

    That face! The expression of the woman looking at the risque painting is just gold 🙂

    1. My French Heaven says:

      I know. I love it too:)

  6. rkutchjm says:

    Black and white make such amazing photographs, especially when the photographer is outstanding. The past is so beautiful. Thank you.

    1. My French Heaven says:

      I’ll tell my mom she has a new fan:)

  7. Absolutely LOVE!! Thank you for sharing Doisneau’s pictures!

    1. My French Heaven says:

      You are welcome! He takes us to simpler better days. Doesn’t he?

  8. cathynd95 says:

    Ah, so fun! Such interesting subjects he had! Thanks for sharing!

  9. Iain says:

    I agree whole heartedly.

    1. My French Heaven says:

      Why thanks Lain! 🙂

  10. Oh, quelle grasse matinée!

  11. ary says:

    meme un inculte photographique comme moi le connait celui la ! 😉

  12. juliabarrett says:

    Ah. Thank you. Paris in an earlier age. It looks so…. French!

    1. My French Heaven says:

      I know right?! Thanks for the post idea:)

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