Steve McCurry: The Separation Of Two Worlds Finally Meet - FOX 35 News Orlando

Steve McCurry: The Separation Of Two Worlds Finally Meet

Posted: Updated:

During his 30-year career, photojournalist Steve McCurry's work has been featured on scores of magazine and book covers, over a dozen books and countless photo exhibitions, including one Tuesday night in Santa Monica.

Fun Facts About Steve McCurry:

  • He is an American photojournalist best known for his photograph, "Afghan Girl" that originally appeared in National Geographic magazine.
  • His career was launched when, disguised in native garb, he crossed the Pakistan border into rebel-controlled areas of Afghanistan just before the Soviet invasion. When he emerged, he had rolls of film sewn into his clothes. Those images, which were published around the world, were among the first to show the conflict. His coverage won the Robert Capa Gold Medal for Best Photographic Reporting from Abroad, an award dedicated to photographers exhibiting exceptional courage and enterprise.
  • McCurry took his most recognized portrait, "Afghan Girl", in a refugee camp near Peshawar, Pakistan. 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.

(Source: Wikipedia)

Steve's book is on sale now, and there's an exhibition of his work Tuesday night, September 3rd at the Peter Fetterman Gallery in Santa Monica. It's free and open to the public.

You can follow Steve on Twitter: @McCurryStudios
Facebook: stevemccurrystudios



  • The Latest From Good Day LAMore>>

  • Mar Yvette's Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup: Chaser Brand, Easter At The Grove & Provenance Newport Beach

    Weekend Roundup: Chaser Brand, Easter At The Grove & Provenance Newport Beach

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:23 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:23:09 GMT
    [VIEW PHOTO GALLERY] FOX 11's food and fun expert Mar Yvette searches the Los Angeles area for some of the best places to eat, drink, shop and have a great time.
    [VIEW PHOTO GALLERY] FOX 11's food and fun expert Mar Yvette searches the Los Angeles area for some of the best places to eat, drink, shop and have a great time.
  • Self Defense Training

    Self Defense Training

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:09 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:09:59 GMT
    April is Sexual Violence Awareness month and according to statistics 1 out of 2 women have experienced some sort of sexual assault and 1 of 5 men have as well. Krav Maga offers practical self defense moves.
    April is Sexual Violence Awareness month and according to statistics 1 out of 2 women have experienced some sort of sexual assault and 1 of 5 men have as well. Krav Maga offers practical self defense moves for real life situations.
  • Canine Classic Dog Walk & Festival

    Canine Classic Dog Walk & Festival

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:39 AM EDT2014-04-17 15:39:58 GMT
    A big pet-adoption walk and festival is coming to Calabasas. AnneMarie Flaherty from Canine Classic comes to Good Day LA with all the details.
    A big pet-adoption walk and festival is coming to Calabasas. AnneMarie Flaherty from Canine Classic comes to Good Day LA with all the details.
  • Experts and Other GuestsExperts and Other GuestsMore>>

  • Jesse Katz: Yasiel Puig's Journey

    Jesse Katz: Yasiel Puig's Journey

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:47 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:47:12 GMT
    Since the time Yasiel Puig came to the Dodgers, there have been rumors about how he was able to defect from Cuba. Some of the rumors seemed to wild to believe, but apparently many of them are true.
    Since the time Yasiel Puig came to the Dodgers, there have been rumors about how he was able to defect from Cuba. Some of the rumors seemed to wild to believe, but apparently many of them are true.
  • Eric Spitz: The New Los Angeles Register

    Eric Spitz: The New Los Angeles Register

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:32 AM EDT2014-04-16 15:32:24 GMT
    Aaron Kushner believes he can launch and grow a print newspaper in a world gone digital. The former greeting card executive is trying to turn the Orange County Register into a media giant.
    Aaron Kushner believes he can launch and grow a print newspaper in a world gone digital. The former greeting card executive is trying to turn the Orange County Register into a media giant.
  • Dr. Sonu Ahluwalia: Tamiflu For Symptoms, An App For Jet Lag?

    Dr. Sonu Ahluwalia: Tamiflu For Symptoms, An App For Jet Lag?

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:42 AM EDT2014-04-14 15:42:32 GMT
    There are medications such as Tamiflu to curb or reduce symptoms, but a new report from the British Medical Journal says there is no evidence to suggest it works.
    There are medications such as Tamiflu to curb or reduce symptoms, but a new report from the British Medical Journal says there is no evidence to suggest it works.
Powered by WorldNow

35 Skyline Drive
Lake Mary, FL 32746

Phone: (407) 644-3535
News Tips: (866) 55-FOX35

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices