A Greek Orthodox Baptism: Or, No Camera Flash in Church

Greek Orthodox baptism photos at the Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New York City

It has always been my philosophy not to use camera flash in a church for any event: be it wedding, or in this case, baptism. No matter the size of the event, a flash popping off is disruptive (and obnoxious), especially when guests are trying to focus on the ceremony at hand. While I may not be very religious, the gravitas of the words being said in a church deserve my respect. And with that holier than thou statement said, let’s take a look at some photos where a flash was NOT used.

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