18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Prayer and the Lines

...I took a risk and hiddenly climbed the stairs up(to the female part of the mosque). Suddenly, a father with 2 children's came in: they started praying. Well, kids made their prayer very brief, while father kept it for quite a while. I was watching and thinking that he is probably covers in his prayers his sons, whole of his family, maybe a friends, or even me. I was stunned with this view of praying man and took couple of shoots while he was bending and raising, bending and raising over and over and over again...

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Date Taken: 07.2017
Date Uploaded: 10.2020
Copyright: © Andrei Voronin