1985 Photo Contest, Nature, Stories, 1st prize
Photographer

Steve McCurry

for National Geographic

01 January, 1983

Women seek shelter as a dust storm sears the arid plains of Rajasthan, India. For half the world's people, monsoons remain life's critical uncertainty with their destructive effects as well as blessings.

About

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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