As I said in my previous post I spent Maundy Thursday and Good Friday in Braga to photograph some of the celebrations which took place as part of the Semana Santa (Easter Week).
Good Friday celebrations include a big mass followed by a procession held within the Cathedral (Sé de Braga) in the afternoon, and the Procissão do Enterro do Senhor at night. The common theme is the commemoration of the entombment of Jesus and the atmosphere is, expectedly, sad and mournful.
When I got back home from the procession I was a bit frustrated cause I thought I wasn’t able to bag any decent photo, so I downloaded the memory card on my laptop and let the files rest for a while. When I got back to them yesterday I was surprised that I actually quite liked some of the images, so I started editing them in Lightroom. Read More