2014 Photo Contest, Observed Portraits, Singles, 3rd prize

A Traditional Berber Bride

Photographer

Pau Barrena

13 August, 2013

Lubna, a Berber bride from the Tinghir region of Morocco, south of the High Atlas mountains, waits ready for the wedding ceremony.

About

Pau Barrena

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 w...

Background story

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.

Technical information

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

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