#1: Steve McCurry – A Life of Photography

© Steve McCurry

Known for the National Geographic cover “the Afghan Girl”, legendary photographer Steve McCurry captures the human element hidden amidst military conflicts, humanitarian crisis, vanishing traditions, as well as contemporary cultures.

© Steve McCurry

In this episode of Unfolding Maps, he reveals the story behind the iconic photo, how a chance encounter in Pakistan launched his career, and close-calls from Afghanistan to India.

Join Erik at the Steve McCurry Studio in New York City to gain a glimpse into more than three decades of Steve’s traveling around the world as a photographer, and what is still in store in the years to come.


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