The Steve McCurry Retrospective is a Voyage of Art and Life

By: Ana Lopez - Published: Oct 20, 2011 • References: stevemccurry & mymodernmet
Steve McCurry is a well-known American photographer who creates one of the most beautiful visual collections of humanity and life. His photos capture the soul of his subjects to tell magnificent narratives of colors and beauty.

McCurry’s images are unforgettable as he travels to places where the camera doesn't normally go. Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and Iraq are prominent locations of his work, which is both enchanting and captivating. From children in the middle of wars to women struggling to survive, the subjects this photographer captures show this visionary's dedication to showing the world some of the most striking photo-documentaries. His courage and determination also helped him win multiple awards such as the Robert Capa Gold Medal for Best Photographic Reporting from Abroad, Magazine Photographer of the Year, awarded by the National Press Photographers’ Association and four first prizes in the World Press Photo Contest.

To celebrate Steve McCurry's work and remember his brilliant photos, the Peter Fetterman Gallery in Santa Monica, California is holding a retrospective called Iconic Photographs from now until November 30th. If you happen to be in the area, be sure to check it out, if not this gallery has some great images. Stats for Profoundly Rich Photography Trending: Older & Warm
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