The annual National Geographic seminar took place last week in Washington. Jean-François Leroy, director of the Visa pour l’Image Festival, was there: "It was a beautiful Thursday morning. In the National Geographic lobby, crowds meant it would be a brilliant new convention. After National Geographic Photo Director Kurt Mutchler’s welcome speech, activities began with a screening of Paolo Pellegrin’s preceded by Pellegrin’s homage to France 2 senior reporter Gilles Jacquier, recently killed while on assignment in Homs, Syria.
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