Steve McCurry (born February 24, 1950) is an American photojournalist.
Steve McCurry has been a one of the most iconic voices in contemporary photography for more than 30 years, with scores of magazine and book covers, over a dozen books, and countless exhibitions around the world to his name.
Born in a suburb of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; McCurry studied film at Pennsylvania State University, before going on to work for a local newspaper. After several years of freelance work, McCurry made his first of what would become many trips to India.
Traveling with little more than a bag of clothes and another of film, he made his way across the subcontinent, exploring the country with his camera.