International photographer and personal acquaintance. Steve McCurry is recognized around the world for his evocative color images of human struggle and joy. He is perhaps most remembered for his 1984 image of Sharbat Gula (Afghan Girl) which graced the cover of National Geographic magazine in June of that following year.
A world-renowned photographer and member of Magnum since 1976, Susan Meiselas has spent a lifetime photographing conflict and hope throughout the world especially in South America. Meiselas has published several books of her photographs and is included in many other collections of photography.
American Masters. Photographer, filmmaker, writer and composer. Was largely self-taught using his talents to chronicle the African-American experience for such publications of the time as LIFE magazine. He himself grew up very much like the people he would come to photograph as an adult.