Nanfang Daily & Zhujiang Business 2017-04-10
“Nature integrated, American National Geographic classical image exhibition” was held in the exhibition center of Shunde Oversea Chinese Town (OCT) on April 8, which was the first photography show of American magazine National Geographic in Guangfo area. The exhibition is divided into two phases, showing 100 classical works of the magazine, among which part of the works are exhibited for the first time. This exhibition period will last till October 8 this year.
As the official periodical of the National Geographic Society, since the first issue in October, 1888, American National Geographic had transformed into an “image-text monthly magazine” in 1896 and now takes yellow frame as its symbol, composing the most magnificent image legend in human history.
This exhibition selected century-old classical image works and typical works focusing in nature and human settlement. Theming “Nature integrated”, residents can see the world, explore the nature and discover goodness through legendary stories behind these images. The first exhibition includes two themes, “century-old classics” and “magnificent nature”. The second one will be open in June this year with a theme of “humanity exploration”: from rare splendid landscapes all around the world to wild fantastic animal world and the deep eyes of Afghan Girl, masterpieces will be shown to the public.
Besides, at the opening ceremony of the exhibition, the lecture of a famous Chinese American photographer Mark Leong attracted hundreds of photography fans from the Pearl River Delta. In the lecture, Mark Leong took his works of different periods as examples to illustrate his development in creation.
A series of activities of American National Geographic classical image exhibition will last for half a year and be open to the public for free.
In 1984, photographer Steve McCurry of Magnum Photos took a photo of an Afghan girl.
The photo was taken by Steve McCurry in the southern sea of Sri Lanka in 1977. Three men dressed in traditional clothes were fishing on a wood in the middle of the sea like herons.
In 1964, at the Gombe Stream Game Reserve of Tanzania, primate zoologist Jane Goodall was connecting with a young chimpanzee, showing the harmonious coexistence of human and nature.