#national geographic

Masked Beauty

Sharbat Gula's 1984 portrait by Steve McCurry for National Geographic magazine.

It all start­ed with her being pho­tographed by Steve McCur­ry in 1984. Prob­a­bly one of the most famous por­trait in mod­ern times. What strikes the most are her eyes. You’re just drawn to them right away (at least I am).

I’ve been notic­ing some new por­traits that focus­es on this style per se. So I fig­ured to make a list which I’ll con­stant­ly update as I get hyp­no­tized.

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