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New Book: Steve McCurry:  A Life in Pictures, by Bonnie McCurry The selection of photographs includes Steve’s best-known shots and more than 100 previously unpublished images. Also included are personal notes, telegrams and visual ephemera from his travels and assignments, all accompanied by his sister’s text, personal recollections and family stories. Most of my pictures […]

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Nature’s Art and Architecture

For nature is the art of God. – Thomas Browne The greatest cathedral of all is nature itself. It simultaneously humbles and pulls up giant emotions that cannot be fully expressed in mere words. – Rodney Cobb Study nature, love nature, … Continue reading

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A Life in Pictures

New Book: Steve McCurry:  A Life in Pictures The selection of photographs includes Steve’s best-known shots and more than 100 previously unpublished images. Also included are personal notes, telegrams and visual ephemera from his travels and assignments, all accompanied by … Continue reading

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POWER OF TWO

If we are a metaphor of the universe, the human couple is the metaphor par excellence, the point of intersection of all forces and the seed of all forms. The couple is time recaptured, the return to the time before time. – … Continue reading

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Irresistible Bazaars

Ever since childhood, when I lived within earshot of the Boston and Maine, I have seldom heard a train go by and not wished I were on it. Those whistles sing bewitchment: railways are irresistible bazaars … – Paul Theroux, … Continue reading

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Grace and Grit

 Stronger by weakness, wiser men become As they draw near to their eternal home. Leaving the old, both worlds at once they view That stand upon the threshold of the new. – Edmund Waller When we’re young we have faith … Continue reading

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ImagineAsia

The mission of ImagineAsia, a 501(c) non-profit organization founded by Steve McCurry, is to provide  opportunities to children and youth in Afghanistan. One of the programs sponsored by IA is the Young Women’s Photography Initiative.  The goal of the program is to … Continue reading

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Grit: The Courage to Continue

  Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. – Winston Churchill Over time, grit is what separates fruitful lives from aimlessness. – John Ortberg Grit is not just simple elbow-grease term … Continue reading

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