Dia de los Muertos / Day of the Dead 2013 – Children Nuns





We’ll continue this month with some photos from Dia de los Muertos, one of my favorite holidays.

This is a photo of children participating in Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead, November 2013. The image is creepy, frightening, sweet, and loving, reflecting the holiday, where people come together to give love to ones who have passed on. Thank you so much!

Foto: Ken Lee Photography
Info: Nikon D7000, Nikkor 18-200mm VR lens.
Location: Los Angeles, CA USA

Dia de los Muertos is about love, gathering families and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died. Traditions include building private altars honoring the deceased, using sugar skulls and the favorite foods, beverages, and affects of the departed. Historians trace the origins to indigenous observances 2500-3000 years ago ago as well as to an Aztec festival dedicated to a goddess called Mictecacihuatl.

Please click on the photo to view it larger and more clearly!  Thanks!


You can see more of these photos here  on my Ken Lee Photography Facebook Page (poke your head in, say hi, and “like” the page if you would, uh, like). We discuss long exposure, night sky, star trails, and coastal long exposure photography, as well as lots of other things, so I hope you can join us!

And you can go to the Ken Lee Photography website, which has more photos from Ken Lee.  Thank you very much for visiting!



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