Behind the Scenes

The First Gulf War

The thing that stuck with me the most from the war in Kuwait was devastation to the environment in the aftermath of the conflict itself. It was a truly surreal experience. With 600 oil fields afire, the midday sky was almost as black as night.


Reflections on Steve McCurry, by Denis Delestrac, from "Steve McCurry: A Life in Pictures"

"Life is short," he repeats like a mantra, and there is no time to devote to characterless people or situations. This may be why Steve McCurry, contrary to his photography, never stays still. On the field, he is not a gentle, patient spectator of life unfolding.



I have been very influenced by Buddhism.  One of the major tenets of Buddhism is compassion for your fellow human beings and animals.  There is also the idea of impermanence where everything is in constant flux.  Things live and then they die.  These are some of these fundamen



Le Monde de Steve McCurry

February 6 - May 26, 2019

49/50 quai Rambaud
69002 Lyon

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New Blog: Loved Ones

“You can kiss your family and friends good-bye and put miles between you,
but at the same time you carry them with you in your heart, your mind,
your stomach, because you do not just live in a world
but a world lives in you.”
Frederick Buechner

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Silversea Expedition: Bhutan

Read and watch about Steve's trip to Bhutan with Silversea Cruises. 

" was the people of Bhutan that reached right into Steve’s soul. This is where his curiosity lies – meeting the locals, listening to their stories, imbibing in their traditions. A visual storyteller extraordinaire, it is through the foundation of their voices that the McCurry genius comes truly alive."

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Blog Post: Sacred Trust

"Amid attempts to protect elephants from ivory poachers and dolphins from tuna nets, the rights of children go remarkably unremarked."
Anna Quindlen

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