Since January 19, 2010, the city of Pyatigorsk is the administrative center of the North Caucasian Federal District of Russia. Since March 22, 2011, the city also is the cathedral city of Pyatigorsk-and-Cherkesk Eparchy comprising Orthodox churches of the Caucasian Mineral Waters Region, Kabardino-Balkaria and Karachay-Cherkessia. In the picture you can see Mikhailo-Arkhangelskiy Sobor, the main cathedral of this eparchy. It was built at the end of XIX century.
At Soviet times the cathedral was used as a warehouse. Now it is fully reconstructed. But the cathedral is surrounded by commercial buildings, and there is little space around it. It was impossible to find a point of view, from where the entire church went in a single shot. I had to make two shots and stitch them.
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GPS coordinates: 44.038166 Lat, 43.052355 Long, 512 m
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jhm (140026) 2012-11-30 8:59
What a wonderful picture with these church as subject.
Thank you very much for your link to Wikipedia, I've something learned.
Sharpness and clarity be superb.
Lovely architecture image with pleasant colors.
Composition, colors and presentation excellent.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice weekend,
saxo042 (37578) 2012-11-30 9:23
A very impressive cathedral and a very good picture where the church is symmetrical position and filling the view in a pleasant way. The white building looks good against the blue sky, with the green roofs as accents. Perfect sharpnes and an interesting note!
Sonata11 (33283) 2012-11-30 10:42
very beautiful and spctacular architecture of this church. This is absolutely beautiful and you show us from magnificent POV and close up, which we can enjoy its beauty. Perfectly well done. I love it. Thanks for sharing.
All the best and have a great WE,
pajaran (52594) 2012-11-30 10:48
Dobar tekst o gradu sa datim podacima ...
Lep pogled na Katedralu ...
Dobra ostrina snimka, kontrast, lepe boje.
Dobra kompozicija, lepo pokazana Katedrala.
Sve najbolje za vikend.
A good article on the town with a given data ...
Nice view of the Cathedral ...
Good image sharpness, contrast, beautiful color.
Good composition, nice Cathedral shown.
All the best for the weekend.
danos (87465) 2012-11-30 12:39
very nice the view as the presentation of the main Cathedral of the city with the details and the light and the colour manageent to are captured superb.
I like the quality of the image as the clarity of it.
Have a good weekend,danos
tedesse (25133) 2012-11-30 14:51
Excellent POV and framing, showing the beautiful cathedral. Great colors, light and excellent sharpness showed interesting architectural details. Very nicely done.
Have a nice weekend
npecanhuk (66302) 2012-11-30 16:29
Lovely architectural details!
Sharpness, exposure, colors, vertical format, contrasts, chosen pov and composition really pleased me!
TFS - congrats,
chrisvek (7001) 2012-11-30 17:12
Wow.So wonderful capture with so beautiful composition and great architectural details.Amazing POV too.Well done.TFS
Have a great weekend
siolaw (38284) 2012-11-30 23:18
You chose a good POV to show us the volumes and shape of this church. Interesting story about it being used as a warehouse... quite strange, but I won't comment on politics!
Quality colours and textures too.
kordinator (18516) 2012-12-01 0:25
A nice view of the main cathedral of Pyatigorsk region.
The beautiful architecture, but it is always so difficult in urban areas framed building that does not spoil the environment.
Stunning architecture of this beautiful church.
Excellent photo work in nice sunny old times.
All the best, dear friend.
ourania (32049) 2012-12-01 10:39
a great idea and an excellent job to stitch two pictures in order to present this magnificent cathedral more efficiently. I like very much the angle from which we are looking at two sides of the building getting a lot of captivating details and a delightful play of light and shadow. Your exposure and lighting are superb, sharpness and contrasts are excellent and the lit parts have a very appealing luminosity. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a lovely month,
Fis2 (86267) 2012-12-01 11:09
Good frame and colors.
I like curious cupola.
adramad (38557) 2012-12-02 7:46
A superb composition, with a superb POV, which shows two of the facades of the cathedral, very beautiful and varied volumes, this elegant building, where the vast dome gives charm to the whole.
A fantastic brightness and clarity, enhancing every detail of the construction.
Have a nice day.
jmdias (56097) 2013-01-05 0:42
very beautiful the shapes of this church and curious the texture of the domes. it looks so small for a cathedral.
Didi (57256) 2013-01-17 3:55
Very good point of view on the cathedral
I am able to appreciate the architecture volume
- Copyright: Sergiy Lushpenko (s_lush) (16134)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-07-17
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: SONY DSC-W200
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/800 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Map: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Kharkiv - Caucasus - Kharkiv
- Date Submitted: 2012-11-30 8:55