Steve McCurry


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in Philadelphia, The United States
April 23, 1950

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Steve McCurry, recognized universally as one of today’s finest image-makers, has won many of photography’s top awards. Best known for his evocative color photography, McCurry, in the finest documentary tradition, captures the essence of human struggle and joy. Member of Magnum Photos since 1986, McCurry has searched and found the unforgettable; many of his images have become modern icons. Born in Philadelphia, McCurry graduated cum laude from the College of Arts and Architecture at the Pennsylvania State University. After working at a newspaper for two years, he left for India to freelance. It was in India that McCurry learned to watch and wait on life. “If you wait,” he realized, “people will forget your camera and the soul will drift up i ...more

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Portraits

4.30 avg rating — 1,004 ratings — published 1999 — 4 editions
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Untold: The Stories Behind ...

4.59 avg rating — 169 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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The Iconic Photographs

4.73 avg rating — 138 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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Looking East

4.56 avg rating — 73 ratings — published 2006
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South Southeast

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The Unguarded Moment

4.62 avg rating — 55 ratings — published 2009
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Steve McCurry: India 

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In the Shadow of Mountains

4.43 avg rating — 37 ratings — published 2007
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The Path to Buddha: A Tibet...

4.18 avg rating — 33 ratings — published 2003 — 3 editions
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