Jeppe Bøje Nielsen’s Photos of the Gatherings at Lourdes

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Link: Jeppe Bøje Nielsen’s Photos of the Gatherings at Lourdes – NYTimes.com

To secular sorts, it’s a hard thing to grasp. For Jeppe Bøje Nielsen, a Danish photographer, it was a challenge. He spent a month last summer amid the throngs who packed the Masses and processions at the French town, intent on avoiding the straightforward documentary approach that other photographers had relied on.

Jeppe Bøje Nielsen’s Photos of the Gatherings at Lourdes