On that day when I was to Astrakhan, I had to visit Astrakhan Kremlin several times till the sun appeared and I was able to capture these two architectural monuments of 21 of them there.
The two buildings are the Assumption Cathedral built in 1698 – 1710 and the cathedral's bell tower with Prechistinsky Gate built in 1908 – 1912.
GPS coordinates: 46.349783 Lat, 48.031793 Long, -9 m
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JFS (32459) 2012-10-12 14:41
Impressive photo, so clean, so spectacular! The architecture is amazing too. thanks for sharing Sergiy!
npecanhuk (77629) 2012-10-12 15:22
Wonderful architectural details!
Very beautiful and attractive picture!
Sharpness, exposure, colors, chosen pov, large vertical format and composition are all excellent!
TFS - congrats,
Sonata11 (33971) 2012-10-12 17:40
very beautiful Cathedral architecture. Wonderful composition and perfectly framed. The colors, sharpness, clarity of amazingly beautiful so many details. I like it very, very much. Striking beautiful. Thanks for sharing. Perfectly well done.
All the best and have a nice WE,
mirosu (16273) 2012-10-12 18:03
A great use of colors and light. The deep depth of field is perfect. A well presented crop allows eyes to remain fixed on the kremlin. This is a really excellent photo, and is a good example of architectural mode. The great light on the kremlin and the blue-gray sky color in the background also lends a lovely contrast to the scene. Have a nice weekend.
luckys (124) 2012-10-12 22:34
Доброе утро Сергей.Очень очень красивый храм,цвета мягкие радуют глаз.Я не предполагала что такое великолепное здание находится в Астрахани!Спасибо за обмен.И всего доброго с северо-западного района России от Ильмиры.
pajaran (65030) 2012-10-12 22:56
Lep pogled i trenutak sa svetlom koje je naglasilo lepotu arhitekture.
Dobra ostrina i kontrast, lepe boje.
Dobar tekst i kompozicija, lep prikaz detalja na fasadi.
Imajte lep dan za odmor, sve najbolje za vikend.
Kod nas pada kisa.
Nice view and a moment of light that emphasized the beauty of architecture.
Good sharpness and contrast, beautiful color.
Good content and composition, nice details in the facade.
Have a nice day to rest, all the best for the weekend.
With us it is raining.
danos (102474) 2012-10-12 23:13
excellent presentation of the Cathedral and its bell tower to dominate the image.I like the beauty of the scene the superb light and colour management, as the quality of the shot.
Have a good weekend,Danos
ciakgiak (30433) 2012-10-12 23:38
Un'altra splendida cattedrale che ci mostri con la consueta maestria, ricca di finissimi dettagli e colori stupendi. Come sempre perfetta a qualità dello scatto.
Un caro saluto
jhm (158854) 2012-10-13 1:00
We get a wonderful image of these church and towers, a wonderful architectural details.
A lovely perspective and depth picture, together pleasant colors
Sharpness and clarity are perfect.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice weekend,
francio64 (39888) 2012-10-13 1:26
sei bravissimo in questo genere di foto.
Ottimo formato quadrato ed eccellente composizione.
Well done! TFS!
krzychu30 (15512) 2012-10-13 4:48
wow,the architecture of this Astrakhan Kremlin is breathtaking.So beautiful-white facade and green and golden domes.Thanks to superb clarity and sharpness we can enjoy all the architectural details in best quality.Also light is very unique here.It helps to increase the color saturation and make the contrast more visible.Excelelnt work!
Have a nice weekend
dta (81538) 2012-10-13 7:49
Hello Sergiy ,
Two wonderful white monuments , perfectly framed in this sqaure format . The partially cloudy sky provides a splendid backdrop to the buildings .
tedesse (25135) 2012-10-13 7:59
Excellent POV, great composition depicting the beauty of the Assumption Cathedral .
Great colors and good sharpness. Magnificently presents himself on the background of the blue sky.
Have a nice weekend
saxo042 (37966) 2012-10-13 8:52
This is indeed a very imressive cathedral with fantastic colours. A very good POV and an interesting note!
zoomer (6) 2012-10-13 12:03
Hi,so beautiful and attractive.The white color gives the whole architecture an elegant and airy character.All the best,Wolf.
mesutilgim (97138) 2012-10-13 13:20
Very nice architectorial capture with perfect pov and good layout.
Nice soft colors and no distortion.
TFS and have a nice weekend
Fis2 (105074) 2012-10-13 13:29
Wonderful tower bell and fantastic cupolas.
I like frame and colors.
I like it!
siamesa (28123) 2012-10-13 14:48
Boa noite Sergiy
this church is fantastic. Amazing architectural lines. Perfect point of view.Abraços
kordinator (22017) 2012-10-14 0:50
Very beautiful architecture of Cathedral and bell tower.
Wonderful composition,perfectly framed.
The colors, sharpness, clarity of amazingly beautiful so many details.
Perfectly well done.
Kind regards my friend
ourania (50541) 2012-10-14 7:24
I like very much the way you have composed this lovely, deep and comprehensive view. Your several visits there surely helped you find the best light but also study well the place, the architecture and the perspectives. Your composition is very confident and pleasing, you are presenting the impressive architecture from a very effective point of view, with excellent sharpness and lighting that highlight the details having tamed the shining white surfaces. A wonderful picture, congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a great day,
macjake (71721) 2012-10-14 9:03
I would never have guessed this photo was taken in Russia. I was going to guess Romania or something similar.
what a strange clock tower on the left! so tall and yet the bottom portion seems so out of size!
but i love it for what it is and how it presents in the photo. very interesting architecture in russia.
thanks for this post
adramad (48942) 2012-10-14 10:58
A great composition of stunning beauty, the two buildings are very beautiful and POV is great, the whiteness of the walls creates a nice chromaticism with green domes, is a magnificent work, with good sharpness and brightness. I love is style buildings.
leo61 (0) 2012-10-14 11:01
Hi Sergiy !
Good shot of this wonderful church.
It`s a very good exposure with many fine details to view!
mkamionka (39803) 2012-10-14 11:42
wow, this is very impressive architecture. I have heard the name of the town but never imagined what is there to see. The churches are so beautiful. You captured them in perfect light.
nikkitta (17068) 2012-10-17 13:24
And finally a church with tower, domes and golden cupolas
all presented with a superb light from a perfect POV
A great architectural capture that deserved your visits
Greetings and TFS
holmertz (58234) 2012-10-18 7:28
This is an exceptionally beautiful building and a very well composed picture. The white, green and gold looks fantastic against the dark sky, especially with the very good light shining on the façades. The lawn in the foreground matches the cupolas nicely and the benches underscore the diagonal emphasis of the composition. Even the yellow car is important for the composition, just for once, and I also appreciate the two persons to the left in red shirts. They are small but still add something.
sacavem (18620) 2012-11-08 11:49
Beautiful, sharp shot of this pretty cathedral.A good overall perspective of your image.Color and light are beautiful.
COSTANTINO (68848) 2012-11-11 10:34
this shot and the second one are fantastic
describing amazing architectural details
beautiful Cathedral architecture
great use of colors and lights
Didi (60590) 2012-11-11 10:44
Very nice architecture
I am able to appreciate the volume architectre
But the wide angle gave a little distortion on the belltower
serp2000 (45532) 2012-11-15 21:55
Спасибо за презентацию. Никогда не думал, что там такая красота. Классно! Отличное фото, детализация великолепная. Еще более удивительно, что все это при помощи велосипеда, а не как большинство- самолеты, поезда... Буду ждать продолжения репортажа. Успехов!
fabbs99 (17175) 2012-11-22 5:07
Amazing architecture and beautifully shot.The colors, sharpness, clarity, contrast are fabulous. Perfectly well done. Thanks for sharing.
kennyblack (4207) 2012-11-26 8:09
Impressinante definition and clarity characterize this your beautiful image. I really like the green domes that contrast with the white of 'building and everything caught with a POV and light management, perfect. Sergiy great job.
The best sincere greetings, have a nice evening ... Marino
jmdias (67899) 2012-11-28 15:27
fantastic sample of architecture, the light is soft and let us to see many details. the contrast with the dark background gave a special touch to the compo. excellent job. TFS.
- Copyright: Sergiy Lushpenko (s_lush) (16600)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-08-16
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: SONY DSC-W200
- Exposure: f/8, 1/640 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Map: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Kharkiv - Caucasus - Kharkiv
- Date Submitted: 2012-10-12 14:07