Steve McCurry: In the Middle of Extremes

On September 1 Steve McCurry was awarded with the Leica Hall of Fame Award 2011. During this year’s Art Masters in Switzerland the Director of Leica Gallery Salzburg, Karin Rehn-Kaufmann, awarded Steve McCurry with a specially engraved Leica M9-P.  We also had the chance to speak with Steve McCurry about his life and experience as one of the most renowned photographers.

LOOK3 Preview: Goldin, Kratochvil, Vitali Headline Fest Curated by Kathy Ryan and Scott Thode

Substantial exhibitions of the work of Nan Goldin, Massimo Vitali and Antonin Kratochvil are the major highlights, and the three artists will also talk about their work, with Goldin appearing in a unique conversation with Sally Mann. In addition the festival will feature “Master’s Talks” and exhibitions by Christopher Anderson, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Ashley Gilbertson, David Liitschwager, Steve McCurry, Mary Ellen Mark and Martin Bell, as well as a special exhibition of George Steinmetz photographs hung from trees in downtown Charlottesville.

Photographers Hiring Help - New vs. Old (school) - A Photo Editor

How ironic. Aghan-girl-on-the-cover-of-Nat-Geo photographer Steve McCurry and my-dslr-is-a-freaking-movie-camera photographer Vincent LaForet post help wanted ads 1 day apart. Old schooler McCurry goes for the craigslist classified ad seeking an intern wh

How ironic. Aghan-girl-on-the-cover-of-Nat-Geo photographer Steve McCurry and my-dslr-is-a-freaking-movie-camera photographer Vincent LaForet post help wanted ads 1 day apart.

The Last Roll of Kodachrome—Frame by Frame!

A celebrated photographer makes a passage to India—and marks the end of an era.

McCurry—most famous for his National Geographic cover of an Afghan girl in a refugee camp, shot on Kodachrome—loaded his Nikon F6 with the 36-exposure spool and headed east, intending to concentrate on visual artists like himself, relying on his typical mix of portraiture, photojournalism, and street photography. Herewith, presented for the first time in their entirety, are the frames from that historic final roll,

US photographer Steve McCurry: Go with the flow

US photographer Steve McCurry talks to Nosheen Iqbal about the art of blending in, Buddhism and why he's shooting De Niro

For the man behind one of the most widely recognised photographs in history, Steve McCurry has kept a low profile. Afghan Girl, taken in 1984, made the cover of National Geographic magazine the following year, and led to McCurry's signing to the Magnum picture agency. It is a simple portrait distinguished by intense colour, the girl's green eyes burning with dignity and despair. It is also, in McCurry's view, far from his best shot.

Access to Life

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In Access to Life, eight Magnum photographers portray people in nine countries around the world before and four months after they began antiretroviral treatment for AIDS. Paolo Pellegrin in Mali, Alex Majoli in Russia, Larry Towell in Swaziland and South Africa, Jim Goldberg in India, Gilles Peress in Rwanda, Jonas Bendiksen in Haiti, Steve McCurry in Vietnam and Eli Reed in Peru

Check it out here.