Sri Lanka: Chances are you already know Steve McCurry as the man who took one of the most iconic photos of our time. It was of a 12-year-old Afghan refugee girl who's piercing green eyes told us her harrowing story.
Afghanistan: Chances are you already know Steve McCurry as the man who took one of the most iconic photos of our time. It was of a 12-year-old Afghan refugee girl who's piercing green eyes told us her harrowing story. The image itself was named "the most recognized photograph" in the history of the National Geographic magazine and her face became famous as the cover photograph on their June 1985 issue. Beyond just that one photo, McCurry has shot over a million images spanning 35 years…
I spent seven months in the Philippines and was lucky to be in the right place at the right time. I was one of the first to enter the Malacanang Palace after Marcos fled. I called my illustrations editor, Elie Rogers, from Imelda Marcos's bedroom and saw first hand her sumptuous wardrobe. Looters were grabbing things. Some were so loaded down they could hardly walk.
Steve McCurry Retrospective Presents 150 Striking Portraits of People and Cultures Around the World
Steve McCurry has been a one of the most iconic voices in contemporary photography for more than 30 years, with scores of magazine and book covers, over a dozen books, and countless exhibitions around the world to his name. He brought the world the first visuals of the conflict in Afghanistan, putting a human face to the issue with the celebrated image of the Afghan Girl and many other such powerful photographs. His work spans conflicts, vanishing cultures, ancient traditions and…
Pray for Pakistan, Afghanistan, Egypt, Iran, etc. We, as christians, tend to forget that there are people who need our prayers, who need our love. Lost souls who need the love of Jesus..that are living in the midst of lies and hate. The muslim community hates us but we are to pray for our enemies and snatch souls from the grasp of the devil. Lets be more like Jesus and less like the world!
poeticislam: “What can my enemies do to me? I have in my breast both my heaven and my garden. If I travel they travel with me, never leaving me. Imprisonment for me is a chance to be alone with my Lord. To be killed is martyrdom and to be exiled from my land is a spiritual journey” [Shaykhul-Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah] Taken by Steve McCurry