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The Afghan Girl

According to Wikipedia, journalist Steve McCurry took this picture of an Afghan girl in a refugee camp in 1984. The image appeared on the June 1985 cover of National Geographic and quickly became iconic. 244 more words

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The Afghan Girl

The Afghan girl, now (2002) and then (1984). Oh, so much change. I really do wonder what had happened to you? Your eyes seemed to witness a lot of things.  6 more words


Exhibition: Steve McCurry - 'Afghanistan'

Back in May I went over to the Beetles + Huxley gallery in London to see the Steve McCurry exhibition ‘Afghanistan’.  Showing his work from 1979 to 2006 this beautifully-curated retrospective presented forty of McCurry’s images of the Afghan landscape, culture and people.   948 more words

Research And Reflection

Day Fifty Five

Delicious lunch with Steve McCurry’s “Afghan Girl.”


Steve McCurry

Steve McCurry (born April 23, 1950) is an American photojournalist best known for his photograph “Afghan Girl” which originally appeared in National Geographic magazine. [.. See More ..]


The Photo That Made Me: Steve McCurry, Mexico City 1972

This is Mexico City in 1972, two years before I started working for a newspaper in Philadelphia. I took a semester off from Penn State to travel through Central America and Mexico and photograph. 421 more words