Unusual, the subject for the Weekly Photo Challenge on The Daily Post, was set for us this week by Lignum Draco whose photography I have long admired. When I saw the accompanying post I was immediately put in mind of an image that I captured last year at the Annual American Indian Pow Wow in Elk Grove Village. Seated on bales of straw in the front row of the audience was a nun with a group of enthusiastic young children. Next to the colorful array of costumes worn by the performers and the summery outfits of the other members of the audience, the austerity of her habit stood out, making her rather an unusual sight amongst all the traditional finery.
For more on the Weekly Photo Challenge at The Daily Post go to Unusual and, if you haven’t already done so, visit Lignum Draco’s blog at https://lignumdraco.wordpress.com/ for awesome pictures and commentary.
Very cool capture – love the way the colors and the habit all flow the same way. Great job.
Thank you, Tina!
Amazing photo! I Love the colors and your interpretation.
Thank you! I was rather concerned about showing the children in the picture and using the distortion brush seemed like a good way to get around it. If anything, it seemed to enhance the central image.
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Great catch. 🙂
Thank you! Your comment is much appreciated.