The Swiss watch manufacturer Vacheron Constantin released the first six series of photo Steve McCurry Overseas Tour, he created for the brand. Renowned photographer took pictures of unusual places and attractions of China, India, Mexico, Switzerland, the USA and Japan. The project is dedicated to the collection of Overseas watches. All in all it twelve series of photos to be published, according to a press release sent to the editorial, “Lenta.ru” on Thursday, May 26th.replica watches uk
Steve McCurry examined and photographed the Aqueduct of Padre Tembleke (Mexico), Grand Central Terminal in New York (USA), a step well Chand Baori (India), a giant statue of Buddha in Leshan (China), hot spring Tsurunoyu (Japan) and manufactory Vacheron Constantin in Geneva (Switzerland). Each chapter of his Photo-journeys received poetic name: “The time to transfer knowledge,” “Time travel,” “Time to amaze”, “Time to stay in tranquility”, “Time to perform rituals” and “Time to inspire”, respectively.replica watches uk
“This place reminds me of the work of graphic artist Maurits Cornelis Escher, whose art was to create optical illusions with lines, – said Steve McCurry on the well Chand Baori. – This is the most beautiful and impressive staircase, which I have ever seen. ” “I have experienced fantastic emotions, I spent the whole night here, – said the photographer of the Central Station in New York. – The station has been in our possession, as if everything was happening in a dream. ” He was also impressed by the Aqueduct of Padre Tembleke: “It was built over 500 years ago. To me he is seen as the construction of a poetic structure, located in the middle of the desert. “replica watches uk
The project is dedicated to the Tour Overseas updated collection of Overseas watches, Vacheron Constantin manufactory presented in January 2016 at the Salon International Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) in Geneva.
Steve McCurry (Steve McCurry) – American photojournalist. He began his career in the 80s during the war in Afghanistan, which became famous for his image “Afghan Girl”, made in the Pashtun refugee camp near Peshawar (Pakistan). The photo was published in June 1985 on the cover of National Geographic. For a snapshot of McCurry was Robert Capa Gold Medal. In 1986, McCurry became a member of Magnum Photos agency and continued to shoot military conflicts (the Iran-Iraq war, the civil war in Lebanon, Cambodia, the Philippines, the conflict in the Persian Gulf).
Manufacture Vacheron Constantin was founded in 1755 in the Swiss watchmaker Jean-Marc Vacheron. In 1885, it created the first watch with the details of the materials that can withstand the magnetic fields – palladium, bronze and gold. Since 1996, the company is owned by Richemont Group.replica watches uk