"In our contemporary society, one so over-inundated with imagery, it is easy to overlook the power of a single frame to change the way we look at the world, or rally disparate hearts to a single cause. Yet, ours is a society shaped by this very phenomenon.
- Steve McCurry
Steve McCurry was born on February 24, 1950 in Pennsylvania. He originally planned to study cinematography and filmmaking, but ended up getting a degree in theater arts and graduating in 1974. He became interested in photography when he started taking pictures for the Penn State newspaper. After working at Today's Post in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania for two years, he left for India to freelance. "If you wait, people will forget your camera and the soul will drift up into view
Documentary on Steve McCurry at the following link (length 22min):
One on One - Steve McCurry
"Echi" recently blogged about "Shooting with Steve McCurry
"... have a look
As per the "One on One - Steve McCurry" video (linked above), to view McCurry's favorite image search using "Steve McCurry sandstorm image"... beautiful.
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