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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)

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

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