By Kei Akutsu. Steve McCurry Biography Power Point. Steve McCurry. Steve McCurry Born in February 24, 1950 in Darby, Pennsylvania (Age 62 still alive)
By Kei Akutsu Steve McCurry Biography Power Point
Steve McCurry • Steve McCurry • Born in February 24, 1950 inDarby, Pennsylvania (Age 62 still alive) • 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.
Early Career • McCurry took cover of armed conflicts, including the Iran-Iraq War, the Cambodian Civil War, the Islamic insurgency in the Philippines, and the Afghan Civil War. • During his career in the 1970s, photorealism was recognized. • In 1976, the ink-jet printers were invented • In 1979, Cell phones were invented
The Philosophy of Steve McCurry • McCurry focuses on the human consequences of war, not only showing what war impresses on the landscape, but rather, on the human face.
Achievements and Projects • “Afghan Girl” Shot in December 1984 The image itself was named as "the most recognized photograph" in the history of the National Geographic magazine. • Robert Capa Gold Medal, National Press Photographers Award, and an unprecedented four first prize awards from the World Press Photo contest • 2011 Leica Hall of Fame Award
Personal Impression and Surprising Facts • Steve McCurry takes great emotional documentary pictures that shows the world-wide struggles and modern-day life. What moved me the most was the Young Boy In Peru. • Eastman Kodak let him shoot the last ever produced roll of Kodachrome transparency film, which was processed in July 2010 by Dwayne's Photo in Parsons, Kansas