Holy Mass at Dawn in Lalibela

PhotographerAna Rivas
PrizeHonorable Mention
Entry Description

Before dawn, the Orthodox Christian worshippers of Lalibela arrived to one of the rock-cut churches to join the first mass of the day. Despite the early time, only a few worshippers could entered the small church and to be in the presence of the priest.

About Photographer

I started taking photographs 9 years ago, when I moved abroad, just to start an activity to help me socialize and to have something else to do. I found a way of connecting with people and to communicate my way of looking at the World. Photography is my therapy.