Third Place: Best Picture Essay


Alyse Young/HERALD

Newlyweds, Ayaz and Ayesha Sadal (center) are harrased for money by their friends and family for drinking milk from a silver chalice during their Baraat ceremony in Lahore, Pakistan. Baraat is a portion of the wedding event where the groom takes his bride home to her new family. In Pakistani tradition the bride and groom are pestered by their friends and family to fork over money in exchange for acceptance by the ‘in-laws’. Alyse Young/HERALD