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Robert Capa Tour de France 1939Robert Capa was one of the most important reportage photographers of the 1900s. Founder of the press agency MAGNUM PHOTOS has photographed 5 world conflicts, and is considered one of the greatest war photographers. His photos are immersed in the realities he wants to represent, and they told the war with a realistic look, free from barriers and filters between photographer and subject. He will die in 1954 by jumping on a mine in Vietnam.

Not everyone knows that Capa has also photographed cycling, following in 1939 the Tour de France. His gaze focused mainly on moments outside the race, documenting the backstage of the Gran Boucle and capturing the essence of the Tour: the riders at rest, the moments before the start, the emotions of the spectators, leaving us an engaging reportage exciting.

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