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    1. By Kei Akutsu Steve McCurry Biography Power Point

    2. 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.

    3. 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

    4. 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.

    5. 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

    6. Afghan Girl

    7. Young Boy in Peru

    8. Ethiopia

    9. 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

    10. THE END.