In the Shadow of Mountains by Steve McCurry. First edition (2007). First impression. Large format hardback in fine condition. No markings. Pages clean, binding firm. Please see pictures. PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch.
About In the Shadow of Mountains
This book is a new collection of sublime portraits, landscapes, and also street photography. Taken by Steve McCurry over the last 27 years. Children and shepherds, warriors and laborers are presented. Alongside striking views of sandstone cities, mountainous landscapes, as well as ancient temples. Evocative and timeless, these lyrical images capture the enduring spirit, grandeur, and beauty of the land that lies at the foot of the Hindu Kush. McCurry’s photographs capture human experience and transcend boundaries of language and culture.
“These beautiful and often uplifting images, in finest documentary tradition, cross the boundaries of language and culture to capture the significant and the smaller stories of mankind.”-Daily Telegraph
So, Steve McCurry is an American photographer, freelancer and photojournalist. His photo “Afghan Girl”, of a girl with piercing green eyes, has appeared on the cover of National Geographic several times. McCurry has photographed many assignments for National Geographic and has been a member of Magnum Photos since 1986.
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