12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Culture and the Arts
Celebration of Light

This photograph depicts the Celebration of the Flight of Mary. The location was Lalibela, Ethiopia. The air was heavy with burning incense and the ears became accustomed to the soft chanting that filled the air.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Lalibela, Ethiopia
Camera: E-M5
Copyright: © Joyce bohn