Steve McCurry

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Steve McCurry (born February 24, 1950) is an American photojournalist best known for his photograph, "Afghan Girl" that originally appeared inNational Geographic magazine.:

Steve McCurry  (born February 24, 1950) is an  American   photojournalist  best known for his photograph, " Afghan Girl " that originally appeared in National Geographic  magazine.

Steve McCurry was born on February 24, 1950 in Pennsylvania,[1] attended Penn State University. 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 The Daily Collegian.[2] After working at Today's Post in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania for two years, he left for India to freelance. It was here 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 into view.” :

Steve McCurry was born on February 24, 1950 in  Pennsylvania , [1]  attended  Penn State University . 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  The Daily Collegian . [2] After working at  Today's Post  in  King of Prussia, Pennsylvania  for two years, he left for  India  to freelance. It was here 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 into view.”

"Afghan Girl McCurry took his most recognized portrait, "Afghan Girl", in a refugee camp near Peshawar, Pakistan.[4] The image itself was named as "the most recognized photograph" in the history of theNational Geographic magazine and her face became famous as the cover photograph on the June 1985 issue. The photo has also been widely used on Amnesty International brochures, posters, and calendars. The identity of the "Afghan Girl" remained unknown for over 17 years until McCurry and a National Geographic team located the woman, Sharbat Gula, in 2002. McCurry said, “Her skin is weathered; there are wrinkles now, but she is as striking as she was all those years ago.” :

"Afghan Girl McCurry took his most recognized portrait, " Afghan Girl ", in a refugee camp near  Peshawar, Pakistan . [4]  The image itself was named as "the most recognized photograph" in the history of the National Geographic  magazine and her face became famous as the cover photograph on the June 1985 issue. The photo has also been widely used on  Amnesty International  brochures, posters, and calendars. The identity of the "Afghan Girl" remained unknown for over 17 years until McCurry and a  National Geographic  team located the woman,  Sharbat Gula , in 2002. McCurry said, “Her skin is weathered; there are wrinkles now, but she is as striking as she was all those years ago.”

Sharbat Gula (1972) is an Afghan woman who was the subject of a famous photograph by journalistSteve McCurry. Gula was living as a refugee in Pakistan during the time of the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan when she was photographed. The image brought her recognition when it was featured on the cover of the June 1985 issue of National Geographic Magazine at a time when she was approximately 12 years old. Gula was known throughout the world simply as "the Afghan Girl" until she was formally identified in early 2002.:

Sharbat Gula   (1972 ) is an Afghan woman who was the subject of a famous  photograph  by journalist Steve McCurry . Gula was living as a  refugee in Pakistan  during the time of the  Soviet occupation of Afghanistan  when she was photographed. The image brought her recognition when it was featured on the cover of the June 1985 issue of  National Geographic Magazine  at a time when she was approximately 12 years old. Gula was known throughout the world simply as "the  Afghan Girl " until she was formally identified in early 2002 .

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