Legendary Sygma photographer Henri Bureau died earlier this week in his home country of France. The world of photography has lost an awesome talent, a true friend and supporter of photojournalism.
Bureau was a vivacious, probing soul with a forceful personality. He lived and breathed photography, capturing important events, political figures and celebrities throughout the 1960’s, 70’s and 80’s.
It all started in Paris — after struggling for several years photographing starlets and famous personalities, his big break came when French agency Reporters Associes hired him in 1966. Ten days later, they sent him to Vietnam, and that was the beginning of …read more
Via: Corbis blog