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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
The Maiden Nun

A maiden nun turns her head towards the camera in a pious group of prayers. Some children are sent to the monastery at an early age to practice asceticism; they often face the conflict between the constraint of religion and the temptation of the modern society.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2019
Date Uploaded: 04.2019
Photo Location: GarzĂȘ, China
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © JIAN LUO