Sunday, March 11, 2012

"the Afghan Mona
This is a picture of a girl from Afghanistan, this picture was taken by the National Geographic photographer Steve McCurry. Sharbat Sugar is one of the girls at the informal school in the refugee camp in Afganistan. Afghan women very rarely given the opportunity to take pictures, but Steve was able to seize opportunities and capture its image. At that time Sharbat was aged 12 years and become the cover of National Geographic next year, and her identity was found in 1992.