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voodoo ritual in New Orleans

I met Ms Laveaux while walking in the French Quarter in New Orleans. I was intrigued by her carrying a snake around her neck . My interest in ritual and hidden culture encouraged me to strike a conversation. I was invited to her house to photograph her in her own environment.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2015
Date Uploaded: 12.2015
Photo Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D600
Copyright: © Lisa DuBois