For Doisneau, 1947 was a landmark year. First of all, there was the birth of his second daughter, Francine. It was also the year in which he received the Prix Kodak, a prize awarded to promising young photographers. And it was the year when he met Jacques Prévert and Robert Giraud: two extraordinary personalities, two flâneurs who transformed his vision and field of investigation, showing him a new Paris by day and by night. It was on one of his reportages at Saint-Germain-des-Prés that Doisneau met Prevert.
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