Young man walks behind elephant. Sri Lanka, 1995. – Magnum Photos

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A young man walks behind an elephant in Sri Lanka, on a stormy day. From the photo essay Right as Rain, this picture highlights the collision between new and old, where traditional ways of life are transformed to suit a modern economy. The elephant, an Indian cultural symbol of power and strength, becomes a tourist attraction, while the leaf makes way to the umbrella to shelter from the rain.

Acclaimed for his celebrated image of the Afghan Girl, Steve McCurry has been one of the most iconic voices in contemporary photography for more than 30 years. His work has been awarded with the Robert Capa Gold Medal, the National Press Photographers Award, and an unprecedented four First Prize awards from the World Press Photo contest, to name but a few.

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A young man walks behind an elephant in Sri Lanka, on a stormy day. From the photo essay Right as Rain, this picture highlights the collision between new and old, where traditional ways of life are transformed to suit a modern economy. The elephant, an Indian cultural symbol of power and strength, becomes a tourist attraction, while the leaf makes way to the umbrella to shelter from the rain.

Acclaimed for his celebrated image of the Afghan Girl, Steve McCurry has been one of the most iconic voices in contemporary photography for more than 30 years. His work has been awarded with the Robert Capa Gold Medal, the National Press Photographers Award, and an unprecedented four First Prize awards from the World Press Photo contest, to name but a few.

We are here to help. Please let us know if you have any questions about this or any other Magnum prints. You can contact one of the following print sales associates.

LONDON & NEW YORK
Chelsea Jacob
chelsea.jacob@magnumphotos.com
T: +44 20 7490 1771

PARIS
Simone Klein
simone.klein@magnumphotos.com
T: +33 1 53 42 50 44

Shipping advisory

We advise on a delivery period of up to 3 weeks for your print. If you would like your print sooner, please contact your local print sales representative for stock information. Collectors prints will be listed at retail value for shipping purposes and customs duties on import are at your cost and not included in your Magnum purchase.