1985 Photo Contest, Nature, 1st prize

Steve McCurry

for National Geographic

01 January, 1983

A businessman on his way to work during the monsoon in 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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