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The Gateway with Church of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist (1693 - 1699)
The Church was constructed with funds of "distinguished people" Stroganovs. It displays the characteristic features of "Stroganov buildings" in intricate details and free treatment of classical forms. The lower part is cut by a gate arch. On both sides of the arch are staircases leading to the upper part with the cube of the Church surrounded by a gallery.
The Church of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist above the gateway, dedicated to the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, was built in 1693–1699. At present, confessions for the pilgrims are performed in it every morning.
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janusz2054 (2) 2010-06-23 13:03
Wonderful image from Moscow.
This is a lovely pov the church with beautiful details .
Great colors and sharpness.
ciakgiak (30421) 2010-06-23 13:23
ancora una magnifica architettura, splendida e coloratissima, che hai perfettamente inquadrato ponendola tra due alberi che fanno da cornice naturale!
Perfetta la qualitŕ ed i colori molto ben resi.
Un caro abbraccio.
TOMLEVMB (1516) 2010-06-23 13:38
Again, good composition. Nice color and beautiful Orthodox church architecture not framed by evergreen trees along the sides. The film revives the group of moving people - typical of Russians.
yeln (11516) 2010-06-23 14:13
še ena lepa ruska pravljica. odlične barve in še lepša ostrina. tale tvoja rusija je resnično bogata dežela saj so vse cerkve v zlatu. za oko zelo lepo za objektiv pa še lepše.
lep pozdrav, yeln
p.s. včerajšnja je bila prava paša za oči!!!!!
vasilpro (41037) 2010-06-23 14:23
Another wonderful composition from Moscow, lovely colors, interesting architecture, very good POV and framing with the trees, the people give life to the scene.
Have a nice evening, Vasilis.
Budapestman (82620) 2010-06-23 14:42
a beautiful architectural photo once more, the vertical composition is very spectacular, superb colours and clarity, the architectural details are beautiful, Tfs! Have a nice day! Kellemes napot kívánok!
edge (6765) 2010-06-23 18:42
Hello Sasko, I am truly amazed how you manage to find so many beautiful buildings. This is another exquisite church with amazing color and you have framed it so well between the trees. Real nice work. I also like the presence of people in this picture as it ads more life to the shot. Excellent . Regards, Roger
SWEETFREEDOM (23086) 2010-06-23 22:50
fantastic colors, beautiful gateway with interesting wall paintings. Very tall pine trees too.
ikeharel (60521) 2010-06-24 1:47
A colorful view of church's facade , good POV, fine painting and nice taken towers between the trees.
npecanhuk (68280) 2010-06-24 2:40
That's a wonderful building with superb colors!
Your picture is very nice and interesting with excellent sharpness, exposure, pov, colors, vertical format, black & white borders, pp, contrasts and composition!
A great trip around Moscow... yes, I'm enjoying traveling with you! Thank you for the opportunity!
Cretense (68691) 2010-06-24 4:27
Very, very impressive architecture photo, but also a great daily life scene! Excellent framing and composition, flawless light management and fantastic colours!
jhm (142085) 2010-06-24 4:27
You shows us wonderful the Gate way with Church of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist.
l see a lot people come out of the church, this is here over!
Also the colors are very pleasant.
Good captured and composed, pleasant for look at.
Excellent of colors, sharpness and clarity are wonderful.
Very well done, TFS.
GiorDah (3) 2010-06-24 14:22
Geia sou Sasko,
Wonderful image from Church of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist.Great colors and sharpness pov the with beautiful details .
JCG (35129) 2010-06-25 8:59
Astonishing these lines of fir trees which enables us to focus ourselves on this splendid and coloured architecture and to occult the scaffolding which I catch a glimpse of on the left. Cheer for this beautiful restoration. Passage which seems very attended according to your photograph. Pretty and interesting photograph, thank you for your instructive note.
With all my friendships and an excellent WE,
giorgimer (34897) 2010-06-28 14:37
other stunning architecture, ncie vivid colors, good scale
- 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
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2010-06-23 12:39