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Steve McCurry: ¿fraude o leyenda?

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Una fotografía que ha impresionado a millones de personas: la niña Afgana. Su creador: Steve McCurry, un fotoperiodista estadounidense considerado una leyenda en el mundo de la comunicación.

Recientemente la leyenda se ha visto manchada por unas acusaciones muy graves.

Al parecer, McCurry ha estado usando técnicas de edición prohibidas en el mundo del periodismo documental. One on One ¿Qué nos dice McCurry? Conociendo a fondo a Steve McCurry. Entrevista detallada 2009. Details Created on Thursday, 29 April 2010 00:00 Written by Andrew Chan Immortalized by his iconic photograph of an Afghan refugee girl in 1984 which has become the world’s most recognizable photograph, leading documentary photographer Steve McCurry has covered many areas of international and civil conflict, including 30 years of conflict in Afghanistan.

Conociendo a fondo a Steve McCurry. Entrevista detallada 2009.

He focuses on the human consequences of war, not only showing what war impresses on the landscape, but rather what it shows on the human face. The results are thought provoking photos that move and inspire viewers. Could you describe your shooting philosophy? You are also renowned as a conflict zone photographer. What are the important traits and skills of a successful photographer like yourself? Like in any vocation, I think you need tenacity, perseverance and commitment to your work to be a successful photographer. I find them (the underdeveloped regions of Asia) far more visually rich than western countries. years?

La chica Afgana

Biografía Steve McCurry. Steve McCurry has been one of the most iconic voices in contemporary photography for more than thirty years, with scores of magazine and book covers, over a dozen books, and countless exhibitions around the world to his name.

Biografía Steve McCurry

Born in a suburb of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; McCurry studied film at Pennsylvania State University, before going on to work for a local newspaper. After several years of freelance work, McCurry made his first of what would become many trips to India. Traveling with little more than a bag of clothes and another of film, he made his way across the subcontinent, exploring the country with his camera. For Press Inquiries contact: press@stevemccurry.com “What is important to my work is the individual picture. Steve McCurry founded ImagineAsia in 2004. McCurry Studios (@McCurryStudios) Steve McCurry, el escándalo de una leyenda de la fotografía. Imagen publicada y retocada para su libro 'Monzón', donde se han suprimido a dos personas y varios elementos.STEVE McCURRY Parecen detalles insignificantes.

Steve McCurry, el escándalo de una leyenda de la fotografía

Un niño suprimido por aquí, un brazo sin dueño por allá, una señal de tráfico que estorba o una ventana sobre una pared que merece ser borrada. Si habláramos de fotografía artística o publicitaria, nada que objetar. El NYT hablando de las imágenes de McCurry, una captura demasiado perfecta. What a relief it is to move from Steve McCurry’s work to that of someone like Raghubir Singh.

El NYT hablando de las imágenes de McCurry, una captura demasiado perfecta

Singh worked from the late ’60s until his untimely death in 1999, traveling all over India to create a series of powerful books about his homeland. His work shares formal content with McCurry’s: the subcontinental terrain, the eye-popping color, the human presence. Within these shared parameters, however, Singh gives us photographs charged with life: not only beautiful experiences or painful scenes but also those in-between moments of drift that make up most of our days. Singh had a democratic eye, and he took pictures of everything: cities, towns, villages, shops, rivers, worshipers, workers, construction sites, motorbikes, statues, modern furniture, balconies, suits, dresses and, sure, turbans and saris.

The power of Singh’s pictures lies in part in their capacious content. I love even more a photograph Singh made in Mumbai a couple of years later. Photo Continue reading the main story. La caída de Steve McCurry. La historia ha estado circulando los últimos días en la web.

La caída de Steve McCurry

Steve McCurry, el legendario fotógrafo de las a su vez legendarias National Geographic y Magnum ha sido sorprendido utilizando de manera artera la manipulación digital en algunas de sus imágenes. El fotógrafo italiano Paolo Viglione fue a una exposición de McCurry en Italia y posteó en su blog su sorpresa al ver la siguiente imagen en la muestra. La imagen fue rápidamente retirada de la página oficial de McCurry, pero otras personas se dieron a la tarea de buscar más casos en los archivos del fotógrafo y encontraron al menos las dos imágenes siguientes: La página PetaPixel contactó con McCurry y el fotógrafo respondió con varios párrafos en los que primero menciona su gran carrera y concluye como lo haría una político en una situación de crisis: “se han cometido errores y la persona responsable de ellos ya no trabaja con nosotros”.

Pero es que el fotógrafo en cuestión no es cualquier fotógrafo. Francisco Cubas. Libros de Steve McCurry.