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Steve McCurry  Steve's body of work spans conflicts, ancient traditions, and culture, yet always retains the human element.

Shepherd between Timbuktu and Mopti, Mali, 1985.

Marseille, France, 1988.

Two men test a new rope they just made. Nuristan, Afghanistan, 1979.

Swipe to see an image made by Madina, a young woman in Bamiyan, Afghanistan, who is part of our Young Women's Photographic Initiative sponsored by ImagineAsia. (@imagine_asia) Her teacher was Mariam Alimi.

The mission of ImagineAsia is to work in partnership with local community leaders and regional NGO's to help provide educational resources and opportunities to children in Afghanistan.

Classroom, Bamiyan, Afghanistan, 2007.

Barber on Jadayi Maiwand, Kabul, Afghanistan, 1995.

Kabul, Afghanistan, 1992. A desperate mother searching for a son missing in action waits outside the presidential palace as a sympathetic guard tries to arrange a meeting for her with officials.

Kabul, Afghanistan, 2002.

Druze army veteran from the Lebanese Army, Beirut, Lebanon, 1983.

Tuareg woman, Timbuktu, Mali, 1986.

Bamako, Mali, 1988.

Lalibela, Ethiopia, 2016. Constructed in the 12th century, the stone churches of Ethiopia are attributed to King Lalibela who set out to a create a 'New Jerusalem'.

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