On Wednesday morning, photography became an orphan. Göksin Sipahioglu passed away at the American Hospital in Neuilly. He was an explorer, mentor, the ‘papa’ of photography, friend, and adviser to a number of impressive photogaphers, including Abbas, Barthélémy, Patrick Chauvel, Marc Charuel, Françoise Demulder, Catherine Leroy, Thomas Haley, Jean-François Leroy, Lasky, Reza, Manoucher, Yan Morvan, Alain Mingam, Alfred Yaghobzadeh, Alexandra Boulat, Olivier Jobard and Facelly, to name but a few.
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