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Posts tagged "rain"

Nigerian artist Bright Ugochukwu Eke uses water as a metaphor for the universal source of all life. His installation Acid Rain consists of numerous suspended, tear-drop-shaped bags filled with water and carbon. The work reflects Bright’s experience with rain in polluted areas, particularly in the oil-producing regions of Nigeria.

Evening rush hour, Tokyo, Japan 

'This image was taken in the midst of a wet evening rush hour. I think there's a lovely contradiction here. These guys are just a handful of the millions of commuters having a beer on the way home, yet they're down a small alley and could be a world away from the travelling hordes passing by at the end of the street'

By: Philip Genochio

Battling through the rain, Curzon Street, Mayfair, London, England

On Curzon Street in London’s Mayfair last year a heavy rainstorm appeared from nowhere. The streets cleared within seconds; doorways filled with unprepared pedestrians, including me. We all marvelled at and discussed the rain apart from the lady with her umbrella who battled through. Thirty seconds later the weather completely cleared and the streets filled up again as we left our temporary shelters. I quickly took this before the rain obscured my lens”

By: William McCracken 

Running for cover, Nawanyago Primary School, Uganda

"This photo was taken on my last day working as a teacher at Nawanyago Primary School, Uganda.  The heavens opened and everyone ran for cover"

By: Richard Duke

Stand out, Plaza de Armas, Cusco, Peru

"This is the , taken from the balcony of the cathedral overlooking the square. The heavens opened and this colourful flag, which is the bandera de Cusco, stood out against the rain."

By: Andy Donohoe