Steve McCurry

Born in Philadelphia in 1950, Steve McCurry is a multi-award-winning photojournalist, freelancer, and photographer. He is mainly known for his photography assignments for National Geographic and as one of the leading members of Magnum Photos. McCurry has snapped some of the most legendary and memorable images of the twentieth and twenty-first century, including the Afghan Girl, which has made the cover of National Geographic multiple times.

McCurry produces straightforward yet powerful photos that genuinely depict places and people in their elements with a thoughtful approach to photojournalism and photography. He has been the subject of solo exhibitions at the International Center of Photography (ICP) and Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Roma (MACRO).

The story of Steve McCurry & Sharbat Gula, the Afghan Girl

Sharbat Gula, the face of the Afghanistan tragedy Not many people would know which face to match with the name Sharbat Gula, yet her image is quite popular. As a young refugee in Afghanistan, she was photographed by the National Geographic photographer Steve McCurry. This photograph of the green-eyed girl that even the photographer would …

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Steve McCurry’s monsoon photos from India & beyond – Devastatingly real

About Steve McCurry Steve McCurry is no stranger to success having built a name for himself as one of the world’s most respected photographers. He has won numerous international awards and acclaim for his consistent and impactful repertoire and has sold books in the millions across the world. In particular, some of his most talked-about …

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Steve McCurry’s magic India moments – Glamorous & worrying

Why Steve McCurry is fascinated with India Photographer Steve McCurry has been traveling to various parts of the globe photographing and capturing different subjects and people. His photography has led him down hidden pathways and streets, searching for what he calls the magic moment when color, light, and emotion work together in perfect harmony to …

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