Just a few hours before the violent attacks struck Paris on Friday, November 13, the team of L’Oeil de la Photographie was on its way to the Palais de l’Elysée to attend the award ceremony of the Prix Elysée de la photographie 2014. In the second edition, the award went to Yoan Valat who received the Prix Elysée 2014 for his portrait of President François Hollande seated at the historic Croissant café on the centenary of the death of Jean Jaurès. The jury awarded an exceptional, special prize to Julien de Rosa for his photograph representing world leaders marching in Paris on January 11.
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