capa

[kah-puh]
noun
  1. 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

Capa

[kap-uh]
noun
  1. RobertAndrei Friedmann, 1913–54, U.S. photographer, born in Hungary.
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Contemporary Examples of capa

  • There is no evidence that Capa produced color photos again until 1947, after the war had ended.

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    Capa in Color

    Justin Jones

    January 31, 2014

  • Throughout his career, Capa never abandoned his passion for capturing groundbreaking political events.

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    Capa in Color

    Justin Jones

    January 31, 2014

  • Given his own attraction to the medium, Capa was quick to try his hand in this subject.

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    Capa in Color

    Justin Jones

    January 31, 2014

  • The Daily Pic: André Liohn wins the Capa Gold Medal for his Libyan photos.

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    Newsweek's Liohn Roars

    Blake Gopnik

    April 25, 2012

  • Correction: This article initially reported Hondros' audio photo gallery was made after he won the Capa award.

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    Libya War Photographers' Final Hours

    David A. Graham

    April 21, 2011

Historical Examples of capa


British Dictionary definitions for capa

Capa

noun
  1. 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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