Steve McCurry Untold: The Stories Behind the Photographs

Author: Steve McCurry,William Kerry Purcell

Publisher: Phaidon Press

ISBN: 9780714877341

Category: Photography

Page: 304

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The bestselling behind-the-scenes look at the career of the legendary photographer - now in a new, compact format Now in paperback and re-sized for easy reading, Steve McCurry Untold is the only book to tell the fascinating stories behind McCurry's most iconic photographs. It explores the travels, methods, and magic that gave birth to his evocative images, delving deep into the true stories behind McCurry's most important assignments for National Geographic and beyond - including his reunion with the now-legendary 'Afghan Girl'. Each story includes McCurry's first-hand account alongside specially commissioned essays, ephemera, and personal photographs from his private archive. Featuring beautiful reproductions of McCurry's photographs spanning a broad range of themes and subjects and ephemera such as snapshots, journal extracts, maps, and newspaper clippings, Steve McCurry Untold is a living biography of one of the most imaginative documentary photographers working today. More than 50,000 copies of the hardback edition sold worldwide, it was translated into seven languages and became an international bestseller.
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Untold: The Stories Behind the Photographs

Author: Steve McCurry

Publisher: Phaidon Press

ISBN: 9780714864624

Category: Photography

Page: 264

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Steve McCurry's iconic images have made him one of the world's most popular photographers working today. Now, for the first time, he shares the stories behind stunning images taken from around the world throughout his extensive career. In the finest documentary tradition, Untold: The Stories Behind the Photographs delves into McCurry's personal archive to reveal never-before-seen ephemera, including journals, portraits, maps, and beautifully reproduced snapshots from various assignments. The book is organized into 14 photo stories, each brought to life by narrative text and over 100 lavish, full-color photo plates. Together, these fascinating documents create a living biography of one of photography's greatest legends.
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India

Author: N.A

Publisher: Phaidon Press

ISBN: 9780714869964

Category: Photography

Page: 208

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The essence of India – magical, intense, contradictory – through the lens of Steve McCurry, one of the most admired photographers working today. This book is a sought-after addition to Steve McCurry’s popular body of work comprising emotive and beautiful photographs from India. Features a vast range of colour pictures illustrating this most colourful of countries, reproduced in a large format with captions, accompanied by an introductory essay from William Dalrymple, author of The Last Mughal, Return of a King and other bestselling works on India.
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