Steve McCurry: Great Pictures Don’t Grow on Trees

Steve McCurry Journey Video

Photographer Steve McCurry shares some very strong and meaningful words in this latest video. He states that the best photos can happen along the journey to an assignments rather than at the actual destination. Mr. McCurry talks about times that he is travelling to a destination and along the way he will be in almost a meditative state–so he stops to capture photos along the way.

“It’s all chance encounters, it’s not planned.”

These words are right in line with the original ideas of street photography. He continues to state that “great pictures don’t grow on trees.”

The video is after the jump.