Churchgoers, Romania

Photograph by Kathleen McLaughlin , Your Shot

In Maramureş, Orthodox churches are divided in half. The front half is for men, while the back and outside are for women.

What Makes This a Photo of the Day? This glimpse of a young girl s direct gaze as she is being ushered protectively into the church by her elders is the gift of a moment perfectly captured. Alexa Keefe, Photo of the Day editor

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