This figure is set on the reciprocal of the sinister diagonal. HCB shows us there is plenty of flexibility within the design of the rectangle. Learn Composition from the Photography of Henri Cartier-Bresson
New Orleans 1947 Henri Cartier-Bresson Lovely light, see how he has picked up the wrought iron balconies. A photo of a little boy standing next to a house with a balcony and the shadow onto the house looks very intense.