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The Assumption Cathedral
Constructed by the order of Ivan the Terrible. Austere and monumental, it follows the forms of the Assumption Cathedral of Moscow Kremlin which was a symbol of the state power. The narrow high windows in two rows underline the impressively thick walls.
The Assumption Cathedral is the church that is visited by pilgrims and tourists alike and unfortunately you are not allowed to flash there. All of the columns and walls are decorated with beautiful and ornate paintings and frescos and the giant iconostasis is also worth to take a closer look at.
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ikeharel (48274) 2010-06-29 13:01
Second fantastic view on the blue domes, and golden one, and fine look at painting.
goos contrast to the grey skies.
JFS (32457) 2010-06-29 13:18
Really amazing architecture very well captured by you.
lousat (68517) 2010-06-29 13:53
What a great point of view and what a impressive contrast between the colors of the church and the cloudy sky!Beautiful example of architechture and great sharpness too.Thanks for share,have a good night,LUCIANO
vasilpro (40687) 2010-06-29 14:03
Another wonderful composition, beautiful church, lovely colors, excellent light management, very nice atmosphere, very good POV and contrast.
Have a nice evening, Vasilis.
GiorDah (17) 2010-06-29 14:04
Geia sou Sasko
Wonderful architectural composition, excellent light management, lovely colors.
eldancer1 (23039) 2010-06-29 14:08
Excellent presentation of this beautiful building. I like the bold and strong colors. Great DOF with sharp details. You did a wonderful job, tfs.
Budapestman (82620) 2010-06-29 14:38
great architectural photo, the vertical composition is very nice, amazing details and I like the contrast between the dark sky and the white cathedral. Tfs! Have a nice week! Kellemes hetet kívánok!
giorgimer (34777) 2010-06-29 14:42
other wonderful architecture, nice colorful domes
papagolf21 (81632) 2010-06-29 14:51
Bonsoir, cher Sasko,
Un grand merci pour ce cadeau architectural. Le fait d'évoquer Ivan le Terrible, l'on tremble !!!
L'image est belle avec peintures insérées dans ces parties cintrées. Il est bien dommage de ne pas voir l'intérieur qui doit bénéficier d'une beauté très particulière.
subhendu_bagchi (24367) 2010-06-29 22:39
brilliant perspective. I like here most the layers of colours with a black and white backdrop. Great tombs with vibrant colours. Great composition. Tfs.
SWEETFREEDOM (20804) 2010-06-29 23:03
nice contrast between the gold and blue dome. I like the paintings. Fine colors and sharpness.
dkmurphys (44589) 2010-06-30 1:47
Impressive building. You've prepared us for the greatness of the monument with the yesterday's detail. Beautiful colors, good angle.
svefay (806) 2010-06-30 1:48
a nice architectural image, TFS and warm regards...
mkamionka (28420) 2010-06-30 1:48
I have said it already: I like this place very much. They were so cool to paint the towers in so bright colors and the dark blue goes well with gold.
Very attractive place.
Your work very well done as always: nice framing with the tree branches and most of all you were lucky with the sky so dark -yet well lit cathedral.
Very well done,
kordinator (14829) 2010-06-30 3:16
ta reći sem bravo.
Prelepa pravoslavna crkva sa ovakvim nebom.
Arhitektura je boanstvena.
delpeoples (50641) 2010-06-30 4:50
Hi Sasko, what a striking building. The colours are just amazing and I love the low POV and the moody greya sky which add to the drama and the perspective. I have never seen churches like this...absolutely fascinating. TFS and have a good day, Lisa
resat1972 (6680) 2010-06-30 5:09
Colors are very nice, had a great view. successful
mauro61 (52623) 2010-06-30 12:19
i colori dei tuoi scatti mi colpiscono sempre molto così come i contrasti cromatici.
Bello questo POV dal basso.
npecanhuk (59006) 2010-06-30 12:23
Sharpness, exposure, colors, pov, vertical format, black & white borders and composition are all excellent!
TFS - congratulations!
Cretense (68679) 2010-07-01 1:05
Very impressive photo, very impressive church, looks like it's not "real", looks like a "toy" church, amazing! Simple but great composition and framing, excellent light management, fantastic colours!
yeln (11504) 2010-07-01 11:53
neverjetne so te barve in e zvezde na kupolah.
prav zavidam ti vse kar si lahko videl na tem potovanju.
lea centralna kompozicija, ki se ponaa z neverjetno ostrino. bravo!
daddo (21444) 2010-07-01 17:38
Zdravo Pilgrim. Beautiful on the outside too and made even more charming through your selection of POV and the dark sky which accentuates the glorious colours of the domes and the white of the walls.Very fine photo. Postao si majstor sto se tice zgrade i crkve.Pozdrav. Klaudio.
AiresSantos (56155) 2010-07-02 7:46
Fine picture with lovely vivid colors
I like a lot the colorful Assumption Cathedral domes
Have a nice weekend
- 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: 2010-06-29 12:47