Like many photojournalists, he’s a man driven by an insatiable desire to travel, to experience to explore and to take photographs and to get beneath the surface of a place
This March, London photography gallery, Beetles + Huxley, is holding a retrospective of Steve McCurry’s work.
McCurry, doesn’t really need an introduction, having produced many iconic images including Afghan Girl, the 1985 National Geographic cover shot which is widely regarded as one of the most famous images in the world. (The original National Geographic story is here and the journey to locate the unidentified Afghan girl 20 years later is here.)
Some of McCurry’s photos (most of which are also in the exhibition) are on Beetle + Huxley’s website, along with a biography. Beetles + Huxley has also published an interesting and short video introduction to McCurry’s work: