Steve McCurry: The Iconic Photographs Limited Edition


There are few photojournalists who have taken as many truly iconic images as Steve McCurry whose work includes the famous green-eyed Afghan Girl.

And now Phaidon have released a limited edition collection of his most beautiful photographs which is sure to be of interest to photo-fans… even if it does cost £250.

While there are plenty of considerably cheaper Steve McCurry books available, this specially-bound large-format edition, is signed and numbered by the photographer and comes with an exclusive signed print.

The 264 pages include 165 stunning colour illustrations including images from the streets of India, the temples of Angkor in Cambodia and the Buddhist monasteries of Tibet.

Speaking of the book, a spokesperson from Phaidon said: "Through an instantly recognisable aesthetic, an innate eye for colour, and his remarkable ability to capture the fundamental essence of his subject, Steve McCurry has carved a reputation as one of the most outstanding photographers of our time.

"The unique quality of McCurry’s work lies in his skill in combining the intimacy of the immediate moment with a spectacular and arresting vision of the world"