The Prix Bayeux Calvados-Normandie celebrates its 30th edition, honoring the contributions of photojournalists across the globe.

October 28, 2023 | Source: Monroe Gallery of Photography

 Via Blind Magazine

October 27, 2023

This year holds special significance as it anticipates the 80th anniversary of the Normandy landings—witnessed by war correspondents who risked their lives to document it. (click for full article)

"The late Tony Vaccaro (1922 - 2022), one of the earliest photographers to be featured at the Baueux exhbitions, spoke with brutal honesty about his experience: "We felt like we were going someplace to die and never return. People have no idea what war is like, so I risked my life to capture the horror of it" 

view of Normandy beach taken from a landing craft in June, 1944
Tony Vaccaro: Normandy, June, 1944

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