The Most Iconic Photographs From National Geographic's 125-Year History
The Most Iconic Photographs From National Geographic's 125-Year History. Perhaps the most iconic National Geographic photo, Steve McCurry snapped this picture of an Afghan girl in a Pakistan refugee camp in 1984. It almost went unnoticed, until one editor rescued it from a pile and stuck it on the June 1985 Cover. Absolutely stunning photo. #nationalgeographic
Steve McCurry's Most Beautiful and Powerful Photo Stories
This famous Steve McCurry photograph of a young Afghan girl that adorned the cover of National Geographic magazine and went on to become one of the most famous faces in the world. Here eyes are so haunting.
Castle Howard - near York, North Yorkshire, England. The private residence of the Carlisle branch of the Howard family for more than 300 years, construction of Castle Howard took over 100 years to complete beginning in 1699. The 3rd Earl of Carlisle enlisted the help of his friend, dramatist John Vanbrugh, who never having built anything before, recruited Nicholas Hawksmoor to assist him in the practical side of design and construction.
Mermaid Street, Rye, East Sussex, England. "When I stayed at the Mermaid Inn, my room window was above that Mermaid sign, and this was the most exciting thing to ever occur in my lifetime. I could REACH OUT AND TOUCH THAT SIGN!!!! I have a thing for Rye, if you do not know already." from enchantedengland.tumblr.com