Pierre de Fenoÿl entered the world of Photo-reportage in the early 1960s. In the lift of the Plaza Athénée, where he got a job as bellboy at the age of 17, he met Louis Dalmas, head of an important Photo-reportage agency, who immediately hired him, assigning him to a branch of the agency at Orly airport that was run by Daniel Angeli. There he came into contact with Raymond Depardon, who was three years older than him. He then joined the Holmès-Lebel agency selling photographs, before joining Magnum Photos in 1966.
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