12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Culture and the Arts
Portrait of Faith

This photo was taken in Lalibela, Ethiopia in October 2014 during the celebration of the Flight of Mary. The photographer attempts to depict the close connection the worshipers have with their faith such that the real world dissolves and the faithful become one with their faith.

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