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Ghazni, Afghanistan by Steve McCurry #Beautiful Child

Steve McCurry, “Young girl,” Ghazni, Afghanistan, 1990 (from bigsmallworld by Photo Tractatus)

STEVE MCCURRY ... so young and so quiet

Girl praying at a Shia mosque, Kabul, Afghanistan, final book_iconic -Colors of Afghanistan - Steve McCurry

I was covering the war that erupted between the militias after the Russians withdrew from Afghanistan, photographing the aftermath of an attack on Kabul when, without warning, another rocket attack began. I took cover in what turned out to be a hospital for the mentally ill. Its residents were the victims of more than a decade of war -- both civilians and soldiers. There were no doctors or nurses, no electricity, no running water. The smoke from the fire of a makeshift kitchen had blackened…

Hazara boy from Bamiyan, Afghanistan (photo by Steve McCurry ) <> (children of the world, kids)

Ragazza afghana by Steve McCurry    I love this photo. It's one of my all time faves.

McCurry took what is inarguably the most famous Nat Geo image ever — the 1985 cover photograph of Sharbat Gula, a. “the Afghan Girl,” a shawl draped over her head, green eyes blazing, in a refugee camp in Pakistan.

Steve Mc Curry – portraits

Steve Mc Curry – portraits

"The world's hard enough as it is. It's fucking hard enough as it is. (Nuristan, Afghanistan girl, photo by Steve McCurry)


Little girl with big, lined eyes in Kandahar, Afghanistan - (Photo by Steve McCurry )