On October 13, 2011, at the Théâtre de l’Odéon, the world of photojournalism came together to pay a final tribute to Göksin Sipahioglu. Almost everyone he had helped was there, surprised that time had passed so quickly. For Göksin Sipahioglu is a symbol, the very incarnation of a profession: photojournalist. And his death marked the end of an era. Göksin brought so many of us back together one last time because we all knew how much we owed him. He was one of those rare men who help others achieve their dreams. Thousands of photographers contributed to the Sipa epic. It wasn’t a tribe; it was a generation.
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