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National Geographic: Judging by Covers

Don’t judge a book by its cover; but a magazine? It’s inevitable, especially with National Geographic. I’ve been reading the National Geographic book The Covers trying to find what it is about a photo that magnetizes your eye. 201 more words

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Portraits and History

Portraits are pretty straightforward. Whether it’s by traditional medium or photography, portraits through history have spoken a lot of the artist or photographer as well as the subject. 255 more words

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Steve McCurry inspirational videos

Steve McCurry is a very well know photographer who has worked extensively and often for National Geographic. He is responsible for the Afghan Girl image that was one of their most famous photographic covers. 21 more words

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Kabul, Afghanistan - An internally displaced child

Kabul, Afghanistan – An internally displaced child washes her feet at a hand pump as she and others wait for their parents to collect food relief aid from the World Food Programme

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Drawn by light

An exhibition about photographs for photographers. This original collection perfectly represents the biggest milestones in photographic history since the beginning of it. Most of the pictures were donated by the… 321 more words

Steve McCurry: In the Shadow of Mountains

Growing up, one thing I always loved about visiting my grandmother’s house was looking through her collection of National Geographic Magazines going back into the 1930’s.   434 more words