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Photographer, freelancer, and photojournalist
1950 04 23
"I need to be able to work with a camera that doesn't limit me, that is dependable in all shooting conditions." - Steve McCurry on the SL system
Steve McCurry (born April 23, 1950) is an American photographer, freelancer, and photojournalist. His photo Afghan Girl, of a girl with piercing green eyes, has appeared on the cover of National Geographic several times. McCurry has photographed many assignments for National Geographic and has been a member of Magnum Photos since 1986.
McCurry is the recipient of numerous awards, including Magazine Photographer of the Year, awarded by the National Press Photographers Association; the Royal Photographic Society's Centenary Medal; and two first-place prizes in the World Press Photo contest (1985 and 1992)
Wikipedia, last update 2023.03.24.
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