Steve McCurry

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Since setting off in 1969 from his native Philadelphia, the legendary lensman, famed for his war reportage and his iconic portrait of green-eyed Afghan girl Sharbat Gula, has photographed people all over the globe, from Sudanese tribesmen and Nile boatmen to Himalayan monks. The country he’s looking forward to visiting next is Ethiopia, he tells us in A Life in Seven Journeys (page 96): “My friend runs an NGO there, OMO Child, and has a great rapport with the tribes. Wherever we go, they’re hospitable and relaxed.”