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Because everyone needs some inspiration on Mondays...

Gabrielle Lipton

Steve McCurry is one of my favorite photographers. (Remember that Nat Geo photo of the red-veiled Afghan Girl with the enormous, green eyes? Yeah, that was him.) Anyways, this is his blog. He takes his photos out of their news context and instead groups them under general themes - play, happiness, family - which makes for a powerful reminder of what it means to be human, and no matter who/where/what/when/why/how we are, we all share the same emotive core. The quotes are pretty stellar, too.

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  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    Beautiful! It's so interesting to see how people express themselves through their hands.

  • Cece Chou

    I love both the pictures and this title.

  • Reading Village

    The photos are incredible. Steve is a constant inspiration and I'm so grateful you shared them!

  • Lindsey Smith

    These are incredible! The weird part is: I'm not even curious what the original context is... What a great way to start the week! Thank you for posting!

  • Liam Henry Bildsten

    I wonder if every image required a famous quote, which one would be used most...

  • Hillary Newman

    These photos are amazing! Thanks for sharing.