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Steve McCurry

 (born 1950)
Steve McCurry is active/lives in Pennsylvania / India.  Steve McCurry is known for documentary photography.

Biography   Steve McCurry


Steve McCurry has won many of photography's top awards. Best known for his evocative color photography, McCurry captures the essence of human struggle and joy in the documentary tradition. Member of Magnum Photos since 1986, McCurry has searched and found the unforgettable.

Born in Philadelphia, McCurry graduated cum laude from the College of Arts and Architecture at the Pennsylvania State University. After working at a newspaper for two years, he left for India to freelance. It was in India 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.

His career was launched when, disguised in native garb, he crossed the Pakistan border into re   ...  Displaying 750 of 4064 characters.

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