Tag: Steve McCurry


The girl with the green eyes has been deported

Years after Sharbat Gula has become an icon in documentary photography thanks to a photo taken by famous photographer Steve McCurry she made it into the headlines again. Unfortunately not for a positive reason though. The 45-year-old woman who is now a mother of four children was deported back to Afghanistan, her country of birth. ...


A video on nine most important rules of composition, explained using photos by Steve McCurry

If one shows one’s photographs to other photographers in order to get constructive feedback, the advice one receives is very often not to follow blindly any rules of composition. If one always takes photos following the rule of thirds or according to the golden ratio, one starts growing used to thinking in conventions, which can ...