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AFGHAN GIRL by Steve McCurry – photo of the day

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>>>>see original story here: “STEVE McCURRY – Documenting the faces of the human condition” by Delphine Edwards This is the iconic National Geographic  [June 1985] cover photo of  “The Afghan Girl”  by the legendary Steve McCurry. Click on the link  above to read the full story with many more images, including a  2002 update by Steve McCurry. […]

STEVE McCURRY – A life documenting the faces of the human condition

Afghan Girl
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It is hard to break with traditions and favoured habits, but the old cliche that a picture says a thousand words is particularly true when it comes to photojournalist Steve McCurry‘s 1984 photograph of Sharbat Gula. Oh, you’ve never heard of either of them? But surely you have seen the image below , “Afghan Girl”.   […]