22 More Incredible Photos of Faraway Places


In all four years that we’ve been around, there hasn’t been a more celebrated, appreciated or loved photographer on My Modern Met than Steve McCurry. Our first post about his work, called 22 Incredible Photos of Faraway Places, has been seen and shared by over a million people.

You can spend days looking through his website, getting lost in his blog’s short stories. By assembling his beautiful shots by unique theme, such as Solitude and Silence or Finding the Sublime, and then adding in poignant poems or quotes, he’s able to transport us to a different time and place. The world renowned photojournalist captures life as we know it, making us look beyond ourselves and giving a profound appreciation for the incredible world we live in.












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Steve McCurry’s website

January 22, 2017

Dynamic Sculptures Capture Powerful Combination of Emotion and Movement

The dynamic work of sculptor Gaylord Ho is instantly recognizable. Emotion oozes from the figures, as they throw their energy into dancerly poses. His female figures twist and twirl, animated and vital. Born in Taiwan, the 66-year-old artist has a fascinating personal history. Growing up as the son of low income farmers, Ho was expected to balance his studies while helping on the rice farm.

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January 21, 2017

Countless Glittering Stars Illuminate a Dreamy World Below

For those of us who live in a bustling, crowded metropolis, a glittering sky filled with stars is a spectacular sight we rarely get to see. Finnish photographer Oscar Keserci offers us glimpses of these astounding views and tranquil starry nights. His breathtaking images showcase dark skies fully illuminated by millions of brilliant celestial points.

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