8 Stories Behind World-Famous Photos by The People Who Took Them

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Tim Mantoani started taking Polaroid snaps in 2006 of iconic photographers clutching one of their famous pictures. Eight years later, his book Behind Photographs features over 150 portraits.

1. The Beatles, George V Hotel, Paris, 1964, by Harry Benson

"Brian Epstein, the Beatles' manager, had just told them they were number one in America and I was coming with them to New York."

2. Afghan Girl, Peshawar, Pakistan, 1984, by Steve McCurry

"I looked for this girl for 17 years and finally found her in 2002. Her name is Sharbat Gula."

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