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15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Bridemades catching the bouquet

I traveled to Russia to take part in the wedding of my best friend, we've known each other since kindergarden. The story behind the photo: all bridemaids are trying to catch the bouquet which typically means that you're the next person to get married and all the girls are trying their best as it's ususally criticized in such traditional societies as Russian if you are older than 20 but still alone. So each girl vigorously wanted at least to catch the bouquet to be the next to get married.

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Arlington, Virginia, United States of America
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© Anna Dedova.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2017
Filed Under: People
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Nov. 13, 2017, 8:57 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 16mm
Shutter Speed: 1/125
Aperture: f3.2
ISO: ISO800
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