Living Madonna I

Category: Travel Portraits


Photo and caption by M. Laura Martinez

While on travel to Quito, Ecuador, I found myself at the Iglesia de San Francisco, during an event where re-enactors dress up as the different incarnations of the Virgin Mary and stand motionless inside the church like living statues. To say that this gave me goosebumps would be an understatement. It was one of the most beautiful things I've ever seen. I took an entire series, and this is one of my favorites.

Location: Iglesia de San Francisco, Quito, Ecuador


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