Photographer's Note

This is part of the New Jerusalem Monastery - the Resurrection Cathedral (1656-1685), identical to a cathedral of the same name in Jerusalem.

I thought to post a photo of this Cathedral, for a change... though churches is not my "specialty" :)
I am not sure if this shot if compositionally perfect(because of the tree?..) but I decided to post it, anyway.

I have a different photo taken from a little different angle, much closer, but it doesn't show the full view of the Cathedral (cropping a little of the right side).

There already are a few photos of this Cathedral on TE, but they all were taken in the summer and from a very different POV. So I thought to make a little contribution and add this photo - the "winter version".

I have already posted another photo taken at the New Jerusalem Monastery. But it shows the entrance gates.

About the shot:
Settings Automatic;
Metering Mode: Pattern;
Focal length: 6mm.
UPDATE: I should have posted Workshop photos much earlier, so I am doing it now. In the Workshop you can see the interior of the Cathedral...
Brief info about the Monastery (mentioned in my previous post:

The New Jerusalem Monastery is is located on the river Istra 60 km west of Moscow.

It was founded in 1656 by Patriarch Nikon of Moscow, who patterned the monastery after Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulcher.
Tsar Alexis dubbed the monastery "New Jerusalem" after visiting the site and seeing the resemblance.

The monastery was destroyed by the Germans as they retreated from Moscow during World War II. Much of the compound has been restored, although the work is still in progress.

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