One-Minute Masterclass: Tips from Steve McCurry

A inspiring set of videos featuring Steve McCurry and his various tips on how to capture a great photograph.

We all want to hear and learn first-hand from the best. But then again, it’s not like we can just walk up to our idols and ask for tips now, can we?

Steve McCurry self-portrait. Photo from his last roll of Kodachrome

Well, luckily for us, Phaidon Press provided us with the next best thing: a series of videos featuring legendary photographer Steve McCurry giving his two cents on the various ways to get the perfect shot. Here are some of our favorite tips:

What makes a good photograph.

Don’t forget to say hello.

Pick an unusual vantage point.

What to do when things go wrong.

He also stresses the need to react quickly, the importance of humor, and being in the moment.

So, there you have it folks! What do you think? Leave your thoughts below!

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written by geegraphy on 2013-03-22 in #gear #tipster #tipsters #interviews #photography #phaidon-press #steve-mccury

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