A Traditional Berber Bride

13 August 2013

Lubna, eine Berber-Braut aus der marokkanischen Provinz Tinghir, im Süden des Hohen Atlas, wartet fertig angezogen auf die Hochzeitszeremonie. Nach Berberbrauch darf vor dem Bräutigam niemand das Gesicht der Braut sehen.

Afanour, Morocco

Lubna, a Berber bride from the Tinghir region of Morocco, south of the High Atlas mountains, waits ready for the wedding ceremony. According to Berber tradition, no one may see the bride’s face before the groom does.

Lubna, una novia bereber de la región marroquí de Tinghir, en Marruecos, al sur de las montañas del Alto Atlas, espera a que empiece la ceremonia de su boda. Según la tradición bereber, nadie puede ver a la novia antes que el novio.

Lubna, future mariée berbère de la région marocaine de Tinghir, dans le sud du Haut-Atlas, est prête pour la cérémonie du mariage. Selon la tradition berbère, personne n’a le droit de voir le visage de la mariée avant son futur époux.

Lubna, una sposa berbera della provincia di Tinghir in Marocco, a sud delle montagne dell’Alto Atlante, è pronta per la cerimonia nuziale. Secondo la tradizione berbera, nessuno può vedere il volto della sposa prima dello sposo.

Lubna, een Berberse bruid uit de regio Tinghir in Marokko, ten zuiden van de Hoge Atlas, is klaar voor haar trouw- ceremonie. Volgens de Berberse traditie mag niemand het gezicht van de bruid zien voor de bruidegom.

Lubna, uma noiva berbere da região de Tinghir, em Marrocos, a sul das montanhas do Alto Atlas, espera pela cerimónia do casamento. De acordo com a tradição berbere, ninguém pode ver o rosto da noiva antes do noivo.

Любна, берберская невеста из марокканской провинции Тингир, расположенной к югу от горного хребта Высокий Атлас, ожидает начала свадебной церемонии. По берберской традиции никто не должен видеть лица невесты до жениха.

Location

Afanour, Morocco

Technical information

Shutter speed: 1/80
ISO: 2000
F-Stop: 1.4
Focal Length: 35.0 mm
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Pau Barrena
Nationality:
Spain
About:
Pau Barrena was born in 1986 in Barcelona, Spain. He studied advertising and public relations and received several internships in Europe and east Asia. His postgraduate studies were in photojournalism and he began his photography career documenting the 2011 social protests in his hometown. He has also worked as a freelancer in Spain, Morocco, Senegal and Croatia.