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Cave church, Abna Yamata Guh, Tigray Ethiopia

Posted by
Masahiko (Tokyo, Japan) on 20 June 2010 in Architecture and Portfolio.

No one talks in the cave, they just pray...

Canon EOS 5D 1/8 second F/4.0 ISO 1600 17 mm

KriKridesign from Cully, Switzerland

just amaising light, amiasing subjet, fantastic shot..You are lucky to have seen this place!

20 Jun 2010 8:03am

@KriKridesign: Hi, Christine, thanks for your comment! Yes, I think I was very lucky to have been there because I happened to be there without expecting and planning anything. I could't believe when local people told me that there is a church at the upper part of the sandstone hill. Actually inside of the cave was a bit darker than this picture. And it was very silent except the voice of a priest reading the bible outside. Anyway, it was very sacred and secret place.

Canon EOS 5D
1/8 second
F/4.0
ISO 1600
17 mm