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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Via Crucis

A devotee being helped up in one of the 14 stations of The Cross during the morning rites of Via Crucis, or The Way of The Cross. Most of the devotees perform these morning rites for personal penance and self atonement, during The Passion of Christ reenactment on Good Friday. This image was shot in San Pedro, Pampanga in the Phillipines. I took this image on 18th April 2014 when I went to Pampanga to photograph this festival.

This photo is a finalist in the Travel category of our 13th Annual Photo Contest. See all 70 finalists here.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2014
Date Uploaded: 08.2015
Photo Location: San Pedro, Pampanga, Philippines
Camera: ILCE-7R
Copyright: © Nick Ng
Awards
Photo of the Day: 08.06.15
Editor's Pick
Finalist