Steve McCurry – Photography that sounds good

20 Sep

Steve McCurry – Photography that sounds good McCurry’s photojournalism career began with his coverage of the Russian invasion of Afghanistan. McCurry disguised himself in native dress and secreted his film by sewing it into his clothes. His images were among the first of the conflict and were widely published. His coverage won the Robert Capa Gold Medal for Best Photographic Reporting from Abroad. McCurry continued to cover international conflicts, including the Iran-Iraq war, Beirut, Cambodia, the Philippines, the Gulf War, and Afghanistan. McCurry’s work has been featured world-wide in magazines and he is a frequent contributer to National Geographic. He has been a member of Magnum Photos since 1986. McCurry’s most recognized photo is that of “Afghan Girl,” a previously unidentified Afghan refugee. The image itself was named as “the most recognized photograph” in the history of the National Geographic magazine and her face became famous as the cover photograph on the June 1985 issue. The photo has also been widely used on Amnesty International brochures, posters, and calendars. The identity of the “Afghan Girl” remained unknown for over 15 years until McCurry and a National Geographic team located the woman, Sharbat Gula, in 2002. Although McCurry shoots both in digital and film, his admitted preference is for transparency film. Based in New York, McCurry offers weekend photography workshops.

Here is a video to give some ideas tips and suggestions of the more creative looks you can give your portrait photos. Some of my terminology may not be totally correct, and i may get in trouble from other photographers for giving away all these creative secrets! But hey! I am all about giving. However i would love to recieve more of your suggestions and also if you have any photos that you have taken using these techniques or more advanced ones please make a quick video and send them in or contact me on my website Kind regards Dom Photos taken with the nikon D300, and Tokina 11-16 mm f2.8 (around £500) flashes were the nikon sb900 (around £350) and sb800 (around £290) Flash stands cost around £40, the heads cost about an extra £30 and the umbrella about £30 as well. Help Me keep making these videos by checking the link below . It takes you to the online store that can sell this stuff. facebook page http twitter
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