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Book - The Unguarded Moment
Steve McCurry
As a photographer , I am sustained by the rhythms of everyday life: the routines of herding and fishing; the chanting of prayers and the hawking of wares. Where do humans sleep? How do we feed ourselves? How do we keep warm? For me, documenting the infinitely varied ways we meet these fundamental human needs has proven to be a profound journey.

The sequence of images that follows is not tied to specific events or cultures, but instead suggestive of the vast tapestry of human experience and my chance encounters with silhouette and shadow, water and light, spire and sky. In The Unguarded Moment,as...

Steve McCurry 1983

Rajasthan, India, 1983, INDIA-10003.
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Steve McCurry 1999

TIBET. Kham. 1999.
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Steve McCurry 1999

CAMBODIA. Angkor. Angkor Wat. 1999.
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Steve McCurry 2001

TIBET. 2001. Pilgrim praying at the Buddhist academy of Larung...
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Steve McCurry 2008

BURMA. Mandalay. 2008. Buddha statue.
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Steve McCurry 2001

INDIA. Karnataka. Bylakuppe. 2001. Young monks play with computer...
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Steve McCurry 2008

Boy and devalued currency in market, Kabul, Afghanistan, 1992...
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Steve McCurry 1991

KUWAIT. 1991. A desalination plant outside of Kuwait City that...
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Steve McCurry 2006

AFGHANISTAN. Bamiyan. 2006.
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Steve McCurry 2007

JAPAN. Kyoto. 2007. Geisha walking up the stairs of an office...
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Steve McCurry 1994

MYANMAR (Burma). Rangoon. 1994. Fisher-man thows net into stream....
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Steve McCurry 1996

INDIA. Calcutta. 1996. A busy street scene in Calcutta.
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Steve McCurry 2001

00214_16, Allahabad, India, 2001, INDIA-10522. Crowds of people...
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Steve McCurry 1996

INDIA. 1996.
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Steve McCurry 2007

INDIA. Jodhpur. 2007.
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