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Steve McCurry: The Unguarded Moment

Steve McCurry: The Unguarded Moment (Paperback)

By McCurry, Steve

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A selection from McCurry's finest photographs, featuring vivid scenes of everyday life around the world - now in paperback

ISBN 9780714877358
Barcode 9780714877358
Published 14 May 2019 by Phaidon Press Ltd
Format Paperback
Series 9780714877358
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ISBN-13 9780714877358
ISBN-10 0714877352
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Phaidon Press Ltd
Imprint Phaidon Press Ltd
Publication Date 14 May 2019
International Publication Date 15 March 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By McCurry, Steve
Series 9780714877358
Category Individual Photographers
Number of Pages 156
Dimensions Width: 275mm
Height: 380mm
Spine: 15mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Manners and customs - Pictorial works, Documentary photography, Portrait photography
NBS Text Photography
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 778.9
Catalogue Code 968336

Description of this Book

A selection from McCurry's finest photographs, featuring vivid scenes of everyday life around the world - now in paperback The Unguarded Moment showcases 75 photographs that define the work of renowned documentary photographer Steve McCurry. Each image collected here bears witness to a unique encounter, an `unguarded moment,' in which McCurry captures his subjects at their most unselfconscious. Depicting the everyday lives of people from myriad countries and cultures, these stunning reproductions pay tribute to McCurry's enduring fascination with the individual - and this new paperback edition brings this unforgettable work to a new generation of aspiring globetrotters.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review A sublime collection of photographs... The colours - superbly rendered in this high-quality book - are some of the most exquisite that you are likely to see in a photograph. -Sunday Telegraph This collection paints a vivd picture of the region and confirms McCurry as one of the greatest exponents of colour photography in the world today. -Amateur Photography A celebration of the poetry of photography, of colour, form, chaos and human drama. -Traveller Stunning... The images, taken during the last 30 years, make it easy to identify with the people from these less familiar parts. -ROOF
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Steve McCurry has been one of the most iconic voices in contemporary photography for almost 40 years, with scores of magazine covers to his name, over a dozen books, and hundreds of exhibitions around the world. A member of Magnum Photos, he has created stunning images on six continents and countless countries. McCurry has been recognized by numerous awards, including the Robert Capa Gold Medal and National Press Photographers Award.

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