Man praying in front of Caucasus Chain

Man praying near Tsminda Sameba Church.
April 2006


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jfrishmanIII - Feb 15, 2008 7:19 pm - Voted 10/10


Beautiful shot with real cultural interest, as well as stunning scenery. Would love to see more!

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Ski Mountaineer - Feb 16, 2008 7:37 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Beautiful

Thanks for the motivating comment! I have a few other shots, but none capture it so well as this one. When you know the culture and history a bit, this and this photo also tell stories.

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Ski Mountaineer - Nov 19, 2009 1:05 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Is this Eastern Orthodox?

In a way it is - it is Georgian Orthodox, which is a autocephalous part of the Eastern orthodox church. It is unfortunate that I had to shoot this one with a rather weak camera and then crop it, the IQ is not good as a result, the motif is though.

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