Author(s): Steve McCurry
Steve McCurry's iconic images have made him one of the world's most popular photographers for more than 30 years. Now Steve McCurry Untold: The Stories Behind the Photographs will, for the first time, tell the stories behind over 200 stunning images taken by McCurry from across the globe, including Afghanistan, India, Tibet, Kuwait, the USA, and beyond. In the finest documentary tradition, Steve McCurry Untold includes never before seen ephemera from McCurry's personal archive, including beautifully reproduced snapshots from assignments, notes, journals, portraits, maps and more. The book is organized chronologically and includes both his known works and lesser-known photographs, while focusing on a broad range of themes. Each section opens with an essay, giving a new insight into the ideas, development and resulting importance of his work. This is the most personal book that McCurry has ever published, and offers a unique insight into photojournalism sure to fascinate any aspiring or experienced photographer.
Photographer Steve McCurry’s bravery has allowed him to take some of the world’s best-known images. From monsoon floods to Afghan portraits, and from 9/11 to India’s trains, this phenomenal book dives into the stories behind his journeys. McCurry is an artist and a humanist, and this is a fascinating insight into the man: filled with personal keepsakes and breath-taking images, it’s a must-have for photography lovers. - Maclean
Steve McCurry (b.1950) has been one of the most iconic voices in contemporary photography for more than 30 years, with scores of magazine covers, over a dozen books, and countless exhibitions around the world to his name. A member of Magnum Photos, he has created stunning images in six continents and countless countries. His work spans conflicts, vanishing cultures, ancient traditions and contemporary culture alike - yet always retains the human element. McCurry has been recognized with the Robert Capa Gold Medal and National Press Photographers Award.