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Einar Falur Nominated for Henri Cartier-Bresson Award

The Reykjavík Museum of Photography has nominated Icelandic photographer Einar Falur Ingólfsson to the respected international Henri Cartier-Bresson Award granted every other year to outstanding documentary photographers.

Einar Falur is among the best known Icelandic photographers of our time and has worked as photo editor, cultural journalist and literary critic. He is currently working on a project called “Diary in Pictures,” which documents his journey through life.

In 2008, some of the photographs from the project, taken in differnet corners of the world, were displayed in Einar Falur’s solo exhibition at the Reykjavík Museum of Photography.

Henri Cartier-Bresson is a legend in the international world of photography and is by many considered the most noteworthy and successful photographer of the 20th century.

The award in his name was established in 1988 by Robert Delpire, a well-known author and publisher of photography books. The award has in previous years been granted to photographers such as Josef Koudelka, Larry Towell and Fazal Sheikh.

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