host picture

  |
Bookmark and Share

Famous National Geographic photographer talks about the story behind his iconic image of an Afghan girl

In the 27 years since it was taken, the haunting image of an Afghan girl, staring straight into the lens, has become one of the most memorable images in National Geographic magazine's history. Steve McCurry took that photo and since then he has gone back to the region dozens of times to capture the people and the culture. He joins Stephen Quinn in studio.
Download Flash Player to view this content.

Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Comments are welcome while open. We reserve the right to close comments at any time.

Submission Policy

Note: The CBC does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comments, you acknowledge that CBC has the right to reproduce, broadcast and publicize those comments or any part thereof in any manner whatsoever. Please note that comments are moderated and published according to our submission guidelines.