French press photographer Marc Riboud, born in 1923, died on August 30th at the age of 93 years old. Invited in 1953 by Henri Cartier-Bresson and Robert Capa to join the prestigious Magnum Agency, which he was the president between 1974 and 1976, he traveled all around the World from India to China, including Japan. He was one of the few photographers who made reports in Vietnam between 1968 and 1969. He covered important events like the Algeria independence.
Here is a selection of his most famous pictures, published in prestigious magazines like Life, in which he got his first publication in 1953, Paris Match, Stern, Géo, and Polka.
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Marc Riboud’s incredible work….who is the girl facing a firing squad, does anyone know/ The German girl who who stood up to the Nazis? My god, what a shot! Thank you for sharing, Alk3r!