MONSOON

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The Monsoon affects almost half the people on our planet. For months, there is no rain. Then, too much rain. Day after day, wallowing in filthy water to my chest, I began to learn patience. For most Westerners, weather is incidental. Sheltered in air-conditioned apartments, we dash from house to car in rubber boots. It rains, but there is always escape from it. Half the world's people survive at the whim of the monsoon winds. This is the reality and it will stay with me forever. Steve McCurry

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C'est ça un père ! / A Father carries his daughter and her puppy through deep monsoon flood waters. / Photo by Steve McCurry.

Kids under a caping, Indonesia from Right as Rain series by Steve McCurry

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mmmerlin: “ Right as Rain by Steve McCurry ”

Steve McCurry has been a photojournalist for over 30 years. He is the recipient of the Robert Capa Gold Medal, the National Press Photographers Award and four first prize awards in the World Press Photo contest. (Photo by Steve. Magnum Photos, Steve Mccurry Photos, Steve Mccurry Portraits, Fotojournalismus, World Press Photo, Pfaff, Afghan Girl, Amazing India, Robert Doisneau

World view: the spirit of India, captured by Steve McCurry – in pictures

The Magnum photographer’s new book draws together iconic images he has taken in 40 years of visiting India, showcasing the people and extraordinary settings of one of the most spiritual countries on Earth

I must say these cows are VERY skinny - it is a good thing they dont eat the cow in India A Boy Helping His Cattle Cross the Stream Photo and caption by Kyaw Zaw Lay Magazine Taj Mahal, Amazing India, Tattoo Henna, Tier Fotos, Varanasi, People Of The World, India Travel, Belle Photo, Incredible India

Smithsonian Magazine

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Sit back & enjoy this journey though India by train. This incredible photographic Indian railway series was shot by award winning photographer Steve McCurry

India by train by Steve McCurry

Sit back & enjoy this journey though India by train. This incredible photographic Indian railway series was shot by award winning photographer Steve McCurry

" Tata Yoyo, qu'est-ce qu'y a sous ton grand chapeau. / By Steve McCurry, Nepal Travel Destinations Steve Mccurry, Nepal, We Are The World, People Around The World, Anthropologie, Tibet, Population Du Monde, Vivre A New York, Les Philippines

Nepal

Festivals and rituals are a very important part of life in Nepal which has a festival for almost every day of the year.The Bagmati River in Nepal is as holy as the Ganges River is in India. Nepalese women, clad in beautiful saris and jewelry, take a ritual bath to cleanse themselves in the Bagmati River during a monsoon festival.

Portrait Photography Inspiration : steve-mccurry et Nikon - Photography Magazine

Iconic 'Afghan girl' image was almost cut, photographer reveals

Photographer Steve McCurry has spent more than three decades behind the camera, capturing powerful images of human triumph and tragedy.His most famous image, titled "The Afghan Girl," is that of Sharbat Gula, an Afghan refugee girl whose piercing green eyes stared out from a National Geographic cover in 1985.“I knew it was a powerful portrait," he told TODAY. "But I never dreamed in a million ye

Steve McCurry is one of the most legendary and renowned photographer of all time. Steve McCurry doesn’t need much of an introduction amongst the Martin Parr, Henri Cartier Bresson, Magnum Photos, Om Namah Shivaya, Van Gogh, Steve Mccurry Photos, Vivre A New York, World Press Photo, Monsoon Rain

Weathering the Elements

"Life is the fire that burns and the sun that gives light. Life is the wind and the rain and the thunder in the sky. Life is matter and is earth, what is and what is not, and what beyond is in Eternity."- Lucius Annaeus Seneca