At a temple in Beijing, this elder burned incense sticks in keeping with thousands of years of prayers to ancestors gone before.

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Just a retired old guy who loves looking for an eclectic mix of subjects to photograph, from people, to places, to concepts, and enjoys all aspects of the hunt, the find, and the shot, plus dabbling in the post production.

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  • Cat2be
    Cat2beover 4 years ago

  • Much appreciated, Kimba. As old as she was, she was there honoring her ancestors by lighting and offering incense as is the Chinese custom.

    – phil decocco

  • Greta  McLaughlin
    Greta McLaughlinabout 4 years ago

    Outstanding capture Phil!!!!!

  • Thanks Greta,
    The Chinese revere their ancestors through their entire life

    – phil decocco

  • Charmiene Maxwell-batten
    Charmiene Maxw...about 4 years ago

    Phil, this is GREAT!

  • Thanks as always charmiene, much appreciated

    – phil decocco

  • Dania Reichmuth
    Dania Reichmuthabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful capture!

  • thanks dania,
    she was so focused on revering her ancestors as she carefully placed her incense sticks.

    – phil decocco

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