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  1. Simon
    Simon 21 January, 2013 at 5:34 am |

    I’m pretty sure that “Afghan Girl” was shot on a Nikon, Matt. Wikipedia agrees:

    “At the Nasir Bagh refugee camp in 1984, Gula’s photograph was taken by National Geographic Society photographer Steve McCurry on Kodachrome color slide film, with a Nikon FM2 camera and Nikkor 105mm F2.5 lens”

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Afghan_Girl

    Sorry to be a pedant!

  2. Simon
    Simon 22 January, 2013 at 5:02 am |

    Who cares, it’s an amazing photo whatever it was taken with! He uses Canons and medium format, too.

    I’ve got a copy of the original National Geo with the Afghan Girl cover, I’d love to get it signed one day. Steve is probably my favourite living photographer.

    Looking forward to seeing your results…

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