The most famous National Geographic photographer for 125 years

• The most famous National Geographic photographer for 125 years

National Geographic first issue was published in 1888. Since then he obzavolsya more than 60 million readers around the world, a private TV channel and website. magazine publications are invariably accompanied by unique photographs, many of which are winning prizes at prestigious competitions.

The most famous National Geographic photographer for 125 years

To his 125 th anniversary of the National Geographic opened an exhibition of the best photographs published in the magazine for all time of its existence. Several of them can be found below.

This photo 1906 made George Shiras - the first who started to shoot wild life at night. Here embodied demonstration on Lake Michigan in his new enhancements: Stand for the camera with a raised torch and flash

The most famous National Geographic photographer for 125 years

In 1913 Peru Hiram Bingham climbed a high mountain to take pictures from the top of Machu Picchu. Investigations of this mythical city of the ancient Inca civilization Bingham worked from 1912 to 1915

The most famous National Geographic photographer for 125 years

Rider tosses a coin in the parking lot, which is going to leave his pony 1939, Texas

The most famous National Geographic photographer for 125 years

This is probably the most famous photos National Geographic. Steve Mc Kari photographed an Afghan girl in a refugee camp in Pakistan in 1984. No one has seen in the photo is nothing special, until a publisher almost accidentally pulled it out of the pack and put on the cover of the June issue of 1985

The most famous National Geographic photographer for 125 years

A chimpanzee named Lou Lou pulls a paw to Dr. Jane Goodall, the Republic of Congo zoo, 1990

The most famous National Geographic photographer for 125 years

Camels are looking for food and water in the south of Kuwait, while above them hung black clouds from the burning oil. Photographed by Steve Mc Curry in 1991, during the Gulf War

The most famous National Geographic photographer for 125 years

angry mob protesting against high food prices in tents, selling bread in Giza (Egypt). Picture taken in 2008, stands in the background Great Pyramid

The most famous National Geographic photographer for 125 years

The two Israeli girls at the Dead Sea. The picture was taken in 2009