Paris, France, 2004: The World Press Photo awards in Paris (2004) were displayed outdoors, where everyone and anyone could view the past year of photo-journalistic excellence for free. A decade later and the 2014 winners have just been announced. You can view the 98,671 pictures, by 5,754 photographers here.
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Oradour-sur-Glane, France, 2004: The remains of the original village of Oradour-sur-Glane stand today as a memorial to one of the worse atrocities ever to occur in France… On the 10th of June 1944 the 2nd SS Panzer Division (Das Reich)- heading north from Toulouse after the D-Day landings- sealed off the town and ordered all […]
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Limoges, France, 2004: This hotel in Limoges had seen better days. Here’s to good times ahead for France… Nous ne manquerons pas vous Sarkozy- félicitations et bonne chance Hollande!
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Paris, France, 2004: Your typical Parisian cafe scene… Canon EOS A2E/75-300/Sensia
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Paris, April 1998: A shot from my first visit to Paris. I think it’s from Pere Lachaise Cemetery…. Mamiya ZE/Sekor 50mm f1.7
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South West France, 1998: Drive by shooting at the extreme- on the TGV high-speed train… somewhere between Tours and Bordeaux these Nuclear power-plant cooling towers came into view- albeit very briefly… A TGV train made a world record in 2007 by reaching the speed of… 574.8 kmph/357.2 mph… France is the world leader in domestic […]
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Notre Dame, Paris, France, 2004: The Sparrowman of Notre Dame was quite popular with the birds… And no, he wasn’t covered in bread crumbs. Notre Dame means “our lady” in French and is commonly used in the names of Catholic churches in French speaking countries. Canon EOS 1N
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