17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
An Orthodox priest during a baptismal service

Father George, an orthodox priest, is carrying out a baptismal service in Karabanovo village near Kostroma. The church has a large parish thanks to George's personality. His friend told me that „people come for God, but stay for Edelstein“.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Karabanovo village, Russia
Camera: NIKON D600
Copyright: © Denis Kaminev