These are two main landmarks of the Belarusian oil capital Rechitsa, Svyato-Uspenskiy (Dormition of the Theotokos) Cathedral (built in 1872 and restored in 2003) and Svyato-Troitskiy (Trinity) Kostyol (Roman-Catholic church, built in 1903 and restored in 2007) at the city’s main street Savetskaya.
GPS coordinates: 52.370886 Lat, 30.388367 Long, 131 m
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batalay (36149) 2011-12-24 20:59
On a warm August day, the people seem to be stolling by the two churches in a steady and colorful stream. The street is wide and well maintained, befitting an oil capital. The pair of focal points, the church spires all well placed in this well composed shot.
I wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and New Year marked by health, happiness and prosperity.
jadesgran (5369) 2011-12-24 21:54
This is a beautiful cathedral that you have shown from an excellent P.O.V. to include the unusual but pleasing Architecture.T.F.S.
Best Wishes Gladys
cargus (8843) 2011-12-24 23:07
An excellent picture of the beautiful cathedral , contrast, sharpness and light combined excellent
emka (82678) 2011-12-24 23:14
Nice ecumenic view - orthodox cathedral and Catholic church. Nice compo with the excellent sharpness. So many people in the street, it seems they go to these temples.
I wish you all the best in coming year
pajaran (53731) 2011-12-24 23:40
Vrlo interesantano, dve crkve na jednom mestu ...
Dobar trenutak sa mnogo ljudi i lep pogled na stare crkve, dobra kompozicija.
Dobra ostrina snimka, kontrast, perspektiva i prikaz lepim bojama i fotografijom.
Dobar rad i kompozicija, moje cestitke.
Srecan Bozic vam i vasoj porodici, sve najbolje u daljem radu i zivotu sa dobrim zdravljem.
Imajte lep dan za odmor.
Very interesting, two churches in one place ...
Good time with many people and a nice view of the old church, a good composition.
Good severity clip, contrast, perspective and view the beautiful colors and a photo.
Good work and composition, my congratulations.
Merry Christmas to you and your family all the best in your work and life in good health.
Have a nice day for a holiday.
rodgerg (55767) 2011-12-25 0:27
Excellent presnetation of the two chuchs well located in the composition for give depht and prospect effect. The details of the architectur arise very well in the blue of the sky. The passingpeople give life to the scene.
carper (96) 2011-12-25 1:03
very nice one Sergiy
a very nice scene, well composed shot here, good balance and very nice to look at, good photo job. Have a good Xmas.
COSTANTINO (57971) 2011-12-25 2:00
many wishes to you for Merry Christmas
happiness and hope for new year 2012
thanks for sharing with us this
shot full of light and beauty
npecanhuk (68238) 2011-12-25 3:29
Very beautiful churches!
Very attractive picture!
Wonderful day and lively atmosphere!
Sharpness, exposure, colors, chosen pov, horizontal format, contrasts and composition are all excellent!
TFS - congrats,
lakshmip1949 (19081) 2011-12-25 7:01
A very merry Christmas to you and your family.
You have presented here the two beautiful churches with contrasting colors. I like the lively mood with many people walking . Very colorful image with sharpness and beautiful architectural details.
saxo042 (37596) 2011-12-25 7:19
Two different churches here, quite different. They both add interest to the capture and the long line of people along the sidewalk adds a lot of colours too. Good POV with a pleasant composition.
Kind regards and a good continuation of the holiday
zoomer (6) 2011-12-25 9:56
Hi,this street scene,so orderly and clean,seems to be guided by believe as suggested by those dominant,beautiful churches.Very natural colors and fine details throughout.All the best,Wolfgang.
siamesa (27753) 2011-12-25 13:21
Boa tarde Sergiy
Interesting these two churches and its differents ways of cults.Beautiful architectures of them.TFs
Sonata11 (33426) 2011-12-25 20:52
what an excellent photo of the beautiful church and cathedral all together. Marvellous colors,exposure, contrast, sharpness and light management. Awesome work. I like it a lot.
I cordially greet,
axiotea (21649) 2011-12-25 22:07
Eh eh! we are lucky, we got 2 religious edifices in one picture ;D I like how you've presented in a diagonal, these cathedral & Roman-catholic church with its special architecture, under a clean & blue sky.
It looks like, the good weather or maybe a special event made the people come out...
*Wish all the best to you & family*
serp2000 (41390) 2011-12-25 23:07
интересное соседство. Думаю, в этом случае святые отцы мирно уживаются и ходят в гости. Хорошая качественная открытка, интересно.
Насчет черно-белой Праги, да, слукавил, конечно же не так устал. Когда графика преобладает, цветом можно пожертвовать. Рекомендую побывать , Я был дважды и просто разные ощущения.
С наступающим Новым годом, послезавтра снова в путь. Будем встречать Новый год в Ломбардии.
jlbrthnn (76037) 2011-12-26 8:08
Two interesting and various Christian churches, with typical architectures. I like seeing the intense life on the pavement. The quality is in any aspects, excellent. Bravo.
Have a nice day.
Meilleurs Voeux de Bonne Année 2012!
adramad (39496) 2011-12-26 8:13
A superb architectural complex which are these two beautiful churches, a perfect composition which shows in detail the many elements of this picture, the presence of people make the image more vivid and next, while giving us the proportions of buildings.
I love the beautiful color, sharpness and brightness the more remarkable it all.
I hope you will enjoy with Christmas, if we have no occasion to comment before, I want to wish you a Happy New Year to you and family.
danos (88913) 2011-12-27 0:29
nice the view of the two churches to stand so close to each other in the beautiful city of Rechitsa.The clarity and the sharpness of the image are excellent, with the contrast of the colours and the brilliant light to make the scene so superb.
sacimar (26069) 2011-12-28 5:26
I like your gallery with different buildings and churches, this is another good one, the tower is beautiful, well seen,
paololg (31448) 2011-12-28 13:15
Ciao dear Sergiy,
you have chosen the perfect POV to show us two churches in a photo. Even if the architectures are different, both are very interesting. Your amazing sharpness allows us to appreciate the details and the difference of styles. Very nice also the presence of people on the side of the street. Excellent work as always! Bravo!
Ciao, have a nice end of 2011 and a fantastic 2012!
Royaldevon (31873) 2011-12-29 1:11
Good Morning Sergiy,
This appears to be a busy street, full of people. It is unusual to see so many people and NO cars!
You have chosen a good pov with the first church sharp and strongly positioned, and there is a natural lead towards the second church, producing a fine sense of perspective.
All the best for the New Year,
jhm (142015) 2011-12-29 4:02
Two churches on one picture, this is wonderful done.
You took a very good and sharp picture.
Splendid captured, nice composed, fine natural color.
Very well done, TFS.
I wish you and your family a happy 2012,
nikkitta (15810) 2011-12-29 13:12
Great POV to show both churches with perfect prospect of the avenue
Interesting to see so many people at the street, they come from the white church ( the one on the FG seems shut)
Lots of interesting architectonic details being my preferred the towers (both)
All the best for 2012
kordinator (19606) 2011-12-30 0:03
I like a lot light colors and motive.
Nice diagonal shot.
Wonderful architecture,amazing perspective,excellent sharpness.
Happy New Year to you and to your family.
A few days ago I was at home I was in the capital that would fix the camera.
fritzi007 (7606) 2011-12-30 7:47
Wünsche dir ein schönes, gesundes Jahr 2012 mit viel Erfolg!
Dein Foto Bilderbuchmäßig, du hast wirklich einen schönen Tag erwischt!
siolaw (38292) 2012-01-02 5:20
Sometimes religions can coexist peacefully sometimes not...! ;D
Good compo and presentation of the various churches in vivid colours and sharp details.
Best wishes for 2012
jmdias (57577) 2012-01-15 10:17
interesting and beautiful dialogue between the red and white towers. very beautiful framing catching the beauty of these churches and the places around. nice job.
- Copyright: Sergiy Lushpenko (s_lush) (16134)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-08-19
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: SONY DSC-W200
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/640 seconds
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- Map: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Around Chernobyl
- Date Submitted: 2011-12-24 15:20