The Downpour

PhotographerAlexandros Maragos
PrizeBronze in Nature / Water
Entry Description

A rain shaft at the base of a massive thunderstorm cloud during the storm that hit the Gulf and the city of Patras on September 10, 2016 in West Greece. The term Rain Shaft refers to a heavy downpour coming from a single thunderstorm.

About Photographer

Alexandros Maragos is an Athens-based filmmaker & photographer best known for his landscape photography, astrophotography and timelapse imagery. In addition to having been featured by international organizations and publications including NASA and National Geographic, Alex's photography and timelapse imagery has been licensed by various corporations such as Microsoft, Yahoo, AOL, Ogilvy & Mather, Saatchi & Saatchi, The Washington Post, ABC, NBC, Viacom Media Networks, Lonely Planet Publications, Boeing Aerospace Company and more.