InstantesSteve McCurry

A selection from McCurry's finest photographs, featuring vivid scenes of everyday life around the world – now in paperback

The Unguarded Moment showcases 75 photographs that define the work of renowned documentary photographer Steve McCurry. Each image collected here bears witness to a unique encounter, an 'unguarded moment,' in which McCurry captures his subjects at their most unselfconscious. Depicting the everyday lives of people from myriad countries and cultures, these stunning reproductions pay tribute to McCurry's enduring fascination with the individual – and this new paperback edition brings this unforgettable work to a new generation of aspiring globetrotters.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Size: 380 × 275 mm (15 × 10 7/8 in)
  • Pages: 156 pp
  • Illustrations: 75 illustrations
  • ISBN: 9780714878966

Steve McCurry has been one of the most prominent voices in contemporary photography for more than 30 years, with scores of magazine covers to his name, over a dozen books, and hundreds of exhibitions around the world. A member of Magnum Photos, McCurry has been recognized with the Robert Capa Gold Medal and National Press Photographers Award.