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Against the flow
The Largest Gothic Cathedral in Spain from afar
Negit in Green
Silhouetted and snacking
Male cardinal
Back-lit beauty
Lake Baikal. In the fairy grotto
Feeding time on the nest.
Usual talking
Shamanic song
Three Mongolian shamans
Shamanic Dance
Music of Shamanic Wind
Steppe Princess of the 21st Century
Portrait of a woman shaman
little girl
Drifting Snow
Absolute tranquility
Green Dance
Frozen Time
Tangled
Forms
Sunset on Baikal
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Shamanic Dance

The photo was taken during the ritual of worshiping the guardian spirits of Lake Baikal. A young shaman enters a trance to call one of the ancestral spirits.

TAGS: National, Ritual, Traditional

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Bratsk, Russia
Member since 2018
Photo Information
Copyright:
© Alexey Trofimov.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2017
Total Views: 47
Filed Under: Travel
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: April 19, 2018, 10:29 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 60D
Focal Length: 10mm
Shutter Speed: 1/160
Aperture: f11
ISO: ISO100
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