Steve McCurryAnthony Bannon

Born in Philadelphia, Steve McCurry studied history and cinematography at Pennsylvania State University before working as a freelance photographer in India. He is most famous for his evocative color photography, which has captured stories of human experience that, in the finest documentary tradition, transcend boundaries of language and culture. Specifications:

  • Format: Hardback
  • Size: 156 × 136 mm (6 1/8 × 5 3/8 in)
  • Pages: 128 pp
  • Illustrations: 56 illustrations
  • ISBN: 9780714862590

Anthony Bannon is Director of George Eastman House, the International Museum of Photography and Film in Rochester, New York. He has curated an exhibition on McCurry's Tibetan works and his publications include Photo Pictorialists of Buffalo (1981).

'McCurry can make the hellish look heavenly … incredible photographs that change the way we look at our world … haunting and provocative images'
The Sunday Times Magazine

'these beautiful and often uplifting images, in finest documentary tradition, cross the boundaries of language and culture to capture the significant and the smaller stories of mankind.'
Daily Telegraph

'All the photographs selected for this edition are perfect compositions and the book is a must for anyone interested in appreciating the natural beauty of Asia and colour travel photography.'