The Passion in Calvary

PhotographerLeszek Gorski
PrizeHonorable Mention
City/CountryKrakow, Poland
Photo Date2014-2017
Technical InfoDigital image
Entry Description

Since the 17th century, a mystery play featuring the Passion of Christ has been organized annually during the Holy Week in Kalwaria Zebrzydowska, a town located in south Poland. The final happenings and occurrences before Christ’s death and resurrection are being reenacted on the vast territory of the Sanctuary by local inhabitants . Every year tens of thousands of pilgrims, usually from surrounding towns, attend this event.

About Photographer

Leszek Gorski has been taking photographs for over 30 years. What concerns him the most in his works is architecture and human presence in urban settings. He prefers to keep his distance to the surrounding environment which he observes with a keen yet sympathetic eye. Leszek wants his photographs to be a source of positive emotions. His works have been shown on five individual exhibitions as well as on numerous group exhibitions in Poland and abroad. Oftentimes, his photographs have received awards and special mentions in photography competitions. Leszek is a member of the Association of Polish Art Photographers [ZPAF]. More information about the author as well as digital reproductions of his works can be viewed on his website: