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It’ll Do—for Now

It’ll Do—for Now
Photograph by Karen Kasmauski

Lacking a temple of their own, Vietnamese Buddhists create a sacred space in a two-car garage in Falls Church, Virginia, just outside Washington, D.C. “Washington’s immigrants are not clustered into ethnically homogeneous residential enclaves, but instead are dispersed throughout the region,” says a recent study by the Brookings Institution. How, then, do such fragmented groups maintain a sense of solidarity? Partly by joining religious communities.



Camera: Nikon F100
Film Type: Fujichrome Provia 100
Lens: 24mm f2.8
Speed and F-Stop: 1/20 @ f/2.8
Weather Conditions: Indoors
Time of Day: Morning
Lighting Techniques: Strobe with ambient light

Special Equipment or Comments:
Magenta 30 filter on camera; green filter on strobe.


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