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Early in my career I went to Aspen, CO for a couple summer workshops at the Center of The Eye. Whiile there I saw a notice that the Aspen Gallery of Art was hosting a presentation of Henri Cartier Bresson's work. I hopped on my motorcycle and went to see the work. As I walked up to the front door of the gallery I saw two men on the front steps. An older gentleman with his back to me and a younger man who addressed me as I approached. "The gallery is closed today, Please come back tomorrow to see the exhibit. "I thanked him and turned to go. As I did I heard him say to the other man, "I'll see you tomorrow Henri." I froze in my tracks thinking, 'If you're ever going to do it, do it now!" I stopped and waited for him to walk up. "Excuse me, Are you Mr. Bresson?" "Yes." Naively I asked if he was going to speak at the school I was attending. He thought for a moment and said, "No, After all, what is there to say." I puzzled at the comment and he continued. "You either shot the picture, . . or you didn't!" I was stunned. He went on, "I never like to make enlargments...

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