Religious festivals are photo opportunities

posted on 22nd of may, 2010

Religious festivals of all kinds are excellent opportunites to capture images for both stock and editorial use. They are usually public events with a strong community feel, involving music, processions and ceremonies of various kinds.

For Christians, especially Catholics all over the world, one of the most colourful is the Feast of Corpus Christi. The celebrations involve music, a procession and in some places the laying of elaborate flower carpets to mark out a route for the procession. These photos show examples of flower carpets created during Corpus Christi in 2008 in Galicia, Spain.

This year Corpus Christi takes place on June 3rd. If you can find a celebration near you, it could be well worth a visit.

Comments (6)

Posted by Trottola on May 24, 2010
Good idea and nice pictures!
Posted by Frantab01 on May 24, 2010
my daughter will be taking part in the procession as it's holy communion time - will def take a few pics - thanks for the tips :)
Posted by Vishakha27 on May 23, 2010
i totally agree with u.........infact in india there are so many festivals in different religions. we njoy clicking here a lot.
Posted by Joezachs on May 22, 2010
Very true.
Any festivity is an opportunity.
Posted by Mariaam on May 22, 2010
A good idea! Thanks for sharing!
Posted by smartview27 on May 22, 2010
Thanks for sharing the information.

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