1985 Photo Contest, Nature, 1st prize

Steve McCurry

for National Geographic

01 January, 1983

Man pushes his bike through a flooded street during the monsoon season in India. For half the world's people, monsoons remain life's critical uncertainty with their destructive effects as well as blessings.

About the photographer

Steve McCurry

After graduating from Pennsylvania University, Steve McCurry worked at a newspaper for two years and then left the United States to freelance on the Indian subcontinent. The mate...

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