Steve McCurry is the man behind the legendary Afghan Girl portrait as well as one of the most famous photographers of our time.
He is especially well known for his portraiture. McCurry has photographed frequently in Afghanistan, Cambodia and the Middle East. During his long career he has published a dozen photo books and has been awarded countless times for his work.
Bénédicte Kurzen talked with Photo Raw about the myth or the war photographer at the 2012 Visa pour l’Image international festival of photojournalism.
After seven years in print Photo Raw magazine is going through a complete reshaping process.
The new magazine will be a 160-page book-like creation, issued three times a year and delivered to your doorstep. Published completely in English, the relaunched Raw focuses on documentary photography and is aimed at anyone interested in photography and the photographic art form.
South African photographer Jodi Bieber has published photography books, held masterclasses and won numerous international awards.
In 2011 she received her ninth World Press Photo award for her image of Bibi Aisha, an Afghan girl mutilated by her husband. Bieber concentrates on her own projects but has also worked for Time, Geo, Sunday Times Magazine and New York Magazine.