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Faith and Devotion: The Winners of the “Altars” Mission

By Cherrie - 3 min read

16 peaceful shots of altars and sacred spaces around the world

From the deeply personal to the grand and imposing,Altarsare places of peace, of contemplation and of spirituality. Capturing the essence of these shrines, memorials and sacred spaces in photography is no mean feat: SoThe Huffington Postchallenged EyeEm photographers to do just that!

Theyput together a divinecollection of winning photos fromthe Mission, with full credits and links back to all the winning profiles on EyeEm! Congratulations go out to Lidia Ortega González,Pechmisi,darwin.L.S,Dan,Rossellacai,Raphael Comitre,Mohsen Hosseinikhah,irene,NOPPHARES, Karl Hasse,Merethe Svarstad Eeg,yayoi sato,SuzieSnoozie,menboong,Nugraha KusumaandRamin Mazur!Check out the full article here.

And the winning photos are…

flower

By

Lidia Ortega González

religion

By

Karl Hasse

Close-up of lit incense sticks in temple

By

Pechmisi

no people

By

darwin.L.S

window

By

Dan

architecture

By

Rossellacai

indoors

By

Raphael Comitre

Lit candles on window in mosque at night

By

Mohsen Hosseinikhah

human representation

By

Merethe Svarstad Eeg

high angle view

By

yayoi sato

flower

By

irene

architecture

By

NOPPHARES

art and craft

By

SuzieSnoozie

Painting of virgin mary with child in church

By

menboong

Rear view of man praying in temple seen through glass window

By

Nugraha Kusuma

door

By

Ramin Mazur

Well done to everyone who took part! If you’d like to win someprizes, get featured in global publications or see your photo in an EyeEm image collection, check out the Missions currently running.

Want to see more shots like this? Browse curated collections of Peace, Spiritual and Prayer pictures!

Oh, and if you’re interested in partnering with EyeEm on a Mission, join some of the world’s biggest media outlets and best-known brands and be at the center of the conversation. Find out more.

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