- the red cloak of a bullfighter, used chiefly in attracting the attention of the bull and guiding the course of its attack.
Origin of capa
1780–90; < Spanish < Late Latin cappa; see cape1
- RobertAndrei Friedmann, 1913–54, U.S. photographer, born in Hungary.
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Examples from the Web for capa
There is no evidence that Capa produced color photos again until 1947, after the war had ended.
Throughout his career, Capa never abandoned his passion for capturing groundbreaking political events.
Given his own attraction to the medium, Capa was quick to try his hand in this subject.
The Daily Pic: André Liohn wins the Capa Gold Medal for his Libyan photos.Newsweek's Liohn Roars
April 25, 2012
Correction: This article initially reported Hondros' audio photo gallery was made after he won the Capa award.Libya War Photographers' Final Hours
David A. Graham
April 21, 2011
The names of these three fishermen were Capa, Laighne, and Luasat.The Book-Hunter
John Hill Burton
And to see Cuchares with the capa in one hand and sword in the other, Hsoos!
Enter Tomas Ignacio, seven years of age, also in a capa, and grave.A Trip to Cuba
Julia Ward Howe
The capa is a long robe of guanaco furs, about five and a half feet long, by four and a half broad.
However, the capa made up for all defects in dress, and Maximo was perfectly content with things as they were.
- Robert, real name André Friedmann. 1913–54, Hungarian photographer, who established his reputation as a photojournalist during the Spanish Civil War.
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