Robert Doisneau  //    Jacques Prévert watching nun, 1955

French poet Jacques Prévert watching a nun, Paris, 1952 © Robert Doisneau

By Robert Doisneau  "The marvels of daily life are so exciting; no movie director can arrange the unexpected that you find in the street." – Robert Doisneau  Robert Doisneau (French: [ʁɔbɛʁ dwano]; 14 April 1912 – 1 April 1994) was a French photographer.  He and Henri Cartier-Bresson were pioneers of photojournalism. He is renowned for his 1950 image Le baiser de l'hôtel de ville (Kiss by the Town Hall), a photograph of a couple kissing in the busy streets of Paris.

+~+~ Vintage Photograph ~+~+ Yup, that's a cow being pushed onto a bus, in France. 1960 I would totally bring my cow on a bus

Robert Doisneau, another astounding photo by this genius - Paris in the forties, a chic chick, and her doggy family member - back in the civilized days when all Parisians dined in cafes with free-roaming cats and brought their dogs to the table - to sit down for meals with them! Until five years ago, this was standard! I wish...

Robert Doisneau Juliette Gréco, Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Paris 1947 "A photographer who made a picture from a splendid moment, an accidental pose of someone or a beautiful scenery, is the finder of a treasure.

Robert DOISNEAU :: La petite Monique, Paris, 1934 – The little Monica, Paris, 1934


Robert Doisneau :: La petite Monique, Paris, 1934 – The little Monica, Paris, 1934