ARCHIVING PHOTOGRAPHIC LEGENDS – STEVE McCURRY

If you are a photographer, you definitely have to come across this particular photograph captured by Steve McCurry while crossing through a refugee camp on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. He had entered a tent that served as a girl’s school. The first child he saw was this shy girl with incredible fiery eyes, aged about 12 years old. Also known by the name of “Afghan Girl” or “Afghan Mona Lisa” made the cover of National Geographic Magazine The June 1985 edition and went on to become one of the most recognizable photograph in the magazine’s history.