Photo of the Day

face in a crowd of people entering a church in Romania
November 14, 2013

Churchgoers, Romania

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Shots

In Maramureş, Orthodox churches are divided in half. The front half is for men, while the back and outside are for women.

What Makes This a Photo of the Day? This glimpse of a young girl’s direct gaze as she is being ushered protectively into the church by her elders is the gift of a moment perfectly captured. —Alexa Keefe, Photo of the Day editor

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Photograph by Kathleen McLaughlin, Your Shot
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