Untold: The Stories Behind The Photographs by Steve MccurryUntold: The Stories Behind The Photographs by Steve Mccurry

Untold: The Stories Behind The Photographs

bySteve Mccurry

Hardcover | September 3, 2013

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Steve McCurry's iconic images have made him one of the world's most popular photographers working today. Now, for the first time, he shares the stories behind stunning images taken from around the world throughout his extensive career.

In the finest documentary tradition,Untold: The Stories Behind the Photographsdelves into McCurry's personal archive to reveal never-before-seen ephemera, including journals, portraits, maps, and beautifully reproduced snapshots from various assignments. The book is organized into 14 photo stories, each brought to life by narrative text and over 100 lavish, full-color photo plates. Together, these fascinating documents create a living biography of one of photography's greatest legends.
Title:Untold: The Stories Behind The PhotographsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:264 pages, 14 × 10.12 × 1.12 inPublished:September 3, 2013Publisher:Phaidon PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0714864625

ISBN - 13:9780714864624

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Untold spans 30 years of McCurry's career and includes fascinating ephemera from his travels: diary entries, photos of him at work, and some of the 20-plus passports he's gone through over the decades. McCurry survived the Slovenia plane crash, as well as armed robbers and bombings in Afghanistan, but what comes through in his images is wonder, rather than suffering. He manages to make the world seem enormous and quite small; exotic, and somehow familiar.-TIME LightBox