1985 Photo Contest, Nature, 1st prize

Steve McCurry

for National Geographic

01 January, 1983

A dog keeps dry during the monsoon, Porbandar, 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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