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Steve McCurry Quotes: We photographers say that we take a picture, and in a certain sense, that is true. We take something from people's lives, but in doing so we tell their story.
         

We photographers say that we take a picture, and in a certain sense, that is true. We take something from people's lives, but in doing so we tell their story.


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If you wait, people will forget your camera, and the soul will drift up into view.

If you wait, people will forget your camera, and the soul will drift up into view.



A picture can express a universal humanism, or simply reveal a delicate and poignant truth by exposing a slice of life that might otherwise pass unnoticed.

A picture can express a universal humanism, or simply reveal a delicate and poignant truth by exposing a slice of life that might otherwise pass unnoticed.



Most of my photos are grounded in people, I look for the unguarded moment, the essential soul peeking out, experience etched on a persons face.

Most of my photos are grounded in people, I look for the unguarded moment, the essential soul peeking out, experience etched on a persons face.



If you want to be a photographer, first leave home

If you want to be a photographer, first leave home



My life is shaped by the urgent need to wander and observe, and my camera is my passport.

My life is shaped by the urgent need to wander and observe, and my camera is my passport.



The definition of a great picture is one that stays with you, one that you can't forget. It doesn't have to be technically good at all.

The definition of a great picture is one that stays with you, one that you can't forget. It doesn't have to be technically good at all.



Some of the great pictures happen along the journey and not necessarily at your destination.

Some of the great pictures happen along the journey and not necessarily at your destination.



I strive for individual pictures that will burn in people's memories.

I strive for individual pictures that will burn in people's memories.



What matters most is that each picture stands on its own with its own place and feeling.

What matters most is that each picture stands on its own with its own place and feeling.



I think life is too short not to be doing something which you really believe in.

I think life is too short not to be doing something which you really believe in.





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