I don’t think anyone is unfamiliar with Steve McCurry’s photo titled Afghan Girl. The National Geographic cover is one of the most recognized photos on the planet. It epitomizes the mashup of fine art and portraiture.
What about it makes it great though? Is it the complementary color palette? Her striking eyes? The Composition? What kind of camera did McCurry use, and what did he do to it in the darkroom? These are some of the questions I hope to explore with this blog.Read More