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Marc Riboud : the walker photographer"Rather than a profession, photography has always been a passion for me, a passion closer to an obsession."Marc Riboud : the walker photographer by PatriceChesse
I keep on with the photographers who have marked me and I am obliged to speak about Marc Riboud. Much of them impressed me with their technical skills but none of them impressed me more than MR by their humanistic approach. I find myself completely in his photos that go directly to the point. Some are very famous but they still remain humble and transpire love for our fellows. I thank Marc Riboud for giving me the virus
Marc Riboud is born in 1923 in Lyon. At the Great Exhibition of Paris in 1937 he takes his first pictures with the small Vest-Pocket camera his father offered him. During the war, he took part in the Vercors fights. From 1945 to 1948 he studies engineering and works in a factory. After a week of holiday, during which he covers the cultural festival of Lyon, he drops his engineering job for photography.
In 1953, he publishes
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