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Why Facts Aren't Always Truths in Photography: Mostly devoid of context

 Why Facts Aren’t Always Truths in Photography


Steve McCurry, a photographer who has reached iconic status following the publication of his Afghan Girl portrait in National Geographic in 1985, has found himself at the center of a controversy over… 703 more words


Captivating Photos

“A true photograph needs not to be explained nor can it be contained in words.”

-Ansel Adams

Have you ever seen the photograph called the…

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The Story of an Afghan Girl and Boy

On the left is a photo of young Sharbat Gula a.k.a “The Afghan Girl”, often touted as one of the best photographs of 20th century, taken by the very famous Steve McCurry. 97 more words

Afghan Boy

A Life Revealed

Her eyes have captivated the world since she appeared on National Geography’s cover in 1985. Now we can tell her story.

Photograph by Steve McCurry…

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First Creations

Steve McCurry Exhibition

Today I finally managed to get down to Beetles & Huxley in Piccadilly where they have had an exhibition by Steve McCurry. He is best know for ‘Afghan Girl’ (which you can see in the image below). 123 more words


Review: Steve McCurry @ Beetles + Huxley, London

Steve McCurry’s work dilates the intimate space at London’s Beetles + Huxley gallery to offer a vibrant overview of his career as a photojournalist.

McCurry has photographed warzones, Mujahideen fighters in Afghanistan, ship breaking yards and bared open ancient cultures. 545 more words