Cover Photography: Steve McCurry and the “Afghan Girl” | Photo © Bente Haarstad Photography

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY | “Afghan Girl” | Respect, Steve McCurry!

Cover Photography: Steve McCurry and the “Afghan Girl” | Photo © Bente Haarstad Photography

June 1985: The image of a young Afghan woman with intense green eyes in a red headscarf makes the cover of the National Geographic Magazine. The portrait was taken in 1984 by the amazing photojournalist and visual storyteller, Steve McCurry. Compared with Leonardo Da Vinci’s painting of Mona Lisa, the portrait has been called “the First World’s Third World Mona Lisa” and it became a symbol of refugee girl / woman in a distant camp.Continue reading

Geraldine Aresteanu Photographer

Partner Profile: Géraldine Aresteanu, Photographer

Some of you have already met Géraldine during our shooting sessions in Bucharest or Sofia. Many of those who have met Géraldine have been charmed not only by her photographic talent, but also by her flourishing personality, liveliness and contagiously joyful spirit.

I am happy to announce today the launch of Géraldine’s own website and I trust that you will enjoy the inserted pictures, a glimpse into Géraldine’s photographic projects.

www.geraldinearesteanu.com

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Eye by Flavia Dobraca

Eye See You

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” Oscar Wilde

Interviewing or being interviewed relies not solely on the explicit meaning of words, but most often involves implicit messages expressed through non-verbal behaviors.Continue reading