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The Duck Tower was erected in the 17th century. Its original name was Granary Tower, due to the granary yard which was located here. It was renamed to Duck Tower, because it was said that Peter the Great liked to shoot ducks from the tower.
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yeln (11516) 2010-06-21 11:06
mogočna zgradba z obilico radovednih turistov. ustaljena ostrina in tudi dober dof. nebo je izjemno. čestitke
ikeharel (62041) 2010-06-21 11:12
Great POV on the tower, with the red patchs that I find it's hard to comprehand what material it was made of? good contrast to the grey clouds.
Gigsn (858) 2010-06-21 11:45
I like it becouse of the colors, the grey clouds, the motiv!
You did it well!
Have a nice evening, greetings from GIGI
JFS (32459) 2010-06-21 12:22
Impressive tower very well captured. Wonderful tri-color sky.
My best regards,
Budapestman (82620) 2010-06-21 14:00
an effective photo of this imposing tower with spectacular composition, the stormy sky add a lot to the photo, I like the POV and the full of life foreground, Tfs! Have a nice week! Kellemes hetet kívánok!
giorgimer (34911) 2010-06-21 14:25
imposing architecture, human presence adds scale
subhendu_bagchi (25973) 2010-06-21 18:30
an interesting and good looking tower with those colourful people at bottom... Great composition. Light is finely managed. The dark tone of sky is contrasting superbly with the rest and added depth to it. Very well done. Tfs.
edge (6765) 2010-06-21 19:42
Hello Sasko, This an elegant looking picture that you have taken of this tower. I like the presence of people in the foreground as it is much better than just a sterile looking building. The dome and the spire of the dome are very attractive with their red and white colors. i think it is funny that they named the tower The Duck Tower with the Tsar using it for hunting duck. Ha ha That is a good one. Regards, and have a pleasant week. Roger
SWEETFREEDOM (23374) 2010-06-21 23:08
very nice shot, interesting tower, nice details.
npecanhuk (69450) 2010-06-22 2:43
Very nice and interesting tower!
Very attractive architecture picture!
Sharpness, exposure, pov, colors, pp, contrasts, vertical format, black & white borders and simple composition are all excellent here!
TFS - congratulations!
kordinator (19854) 2010-06-22 2:56
Šta reci sem predivna kompozicija.
Prelep toranj sa masom naroda koji daju divnu atmosferu.
Odlicne boje i oštrina kao i svetlost.
Fin rad i dobra nota.
Cretense (68695) 2010-06-22 6:19
Impressive tower, impressive architecture photography and excellent daily life scene, at the same time! Great composition and framing, flawless light management and brilliant colours!
Silvio1953 (129220) 2010-06-22 6:35
Ciao Sasko, great POV on wonderful tover, lovely composition with a lot of people, superb Grey sky, splendid light and colors, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio
mkamionka (32295) 2010-06-23 1:23
you were so lucky with the sky: it is dramatic yet the foreground is so well lit. You did a great use of the conditions. I thought the people will disturb but they warm clothes add a cold feeling to the view.
Very interesting piece of architecture.
One more time: excellent reportage from Russia.
- Copyright: Sasko Glavica (Fante) (5429)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2010-04-25
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Nikon D90, Nikkor 18-105mm AF-S DX F3.5-5.6G ED VR
- Exposure: f/13.0, 1/200 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2010-06-21 10:54