The beautiful old town of the estonian capital Tallin is full of the rich heritage and inheritance the russian influence left over the centuries. One of the impressing examples is certainly the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, home to the russian-orhtodox community in the city. The cathedral was built in 1894 and was due to demolition during the first estonian independence in 1924. Fortunately this didn't happen and today one can enjoy a beautiful view over the city of Tallin from its front porch, as it sits on a hill behind the city.
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PaulVDV (22681) 2014-02-08 7:11
Very beautiful and colourful architecture picture!
You don't show us the entire cathedral but I like the inclusion of the facades of the old houses on the foreground.
That composition is very attractive.
Best regards, Paul
dta (67198) 2014-02-08 7:32
Bonjour Daniel ,
Très belle vue de ces magnifiques coupoles . L'angle de vue est bien choisi . Il manque juste un petit bout de croix .
j'aime beaucoup la douce lumière .
jemaflor (85456) 2014-02-08 8:14
Nice architecture, good angle to give a well balanced composition with these coloured was in the Fg, Well managed, tfs.
claudeD (33197) 2014-02-08 9:10
very fine picture showing the roofs of that amazing cathedral. Perfect colors and sharpness. Very well done.I like the picture very much. TFS.
With regards from Luxembourg
Silvio1953 (123515) 2014-02-08 13:49
Ciao Daniel, great detail of fantastic cathedral, excellent clarity, splendid light and wonderful colors, very well done my friend, have a good Sunday, ciao Silvio
macjake (57074) 2014-02-08 22:31
I have to be completely honest, i really don't know anything about Estonia. Perhaps Europeans are more familiar with its history and such than we are over here in North America.
For sure the Russian influence is here, seen and felt.
the domes have an odd graphic visual effect, its rather interesting.
cool pic to share.
COSTANTINO (56195) 2014-02-09 3:27
what an impressive and attractive in colors shot
according to your useful notes the beautiful
old town of the estonian capital Tallin is full
of the rich heritage with russain influence
shot with graphic effect and good angle
giving beauty to this colorful composition
everything is in symmetry and verywell done
have a nice evening
timecapturer (49280) 2014-02-09 3:38
a beautifully detailed crop this. A real less is more shot that is as usual perfectly conceived and executed. Pure magic!
Enjoy your Sunday - B.
tyro (20696) 2014-02-09 3:42
How wonderful that this beautiful place was spared from being demolished!
You have captured this lovely building perfectly in a fine diagonal composition and those lovely "onion shaped" roofs are perfectly placed in the frame against a lovely sky.
Lovely soft light and vibrant colours, perfect exposure and exquisite details and sharpness.
Have a lovely Sunday,
mesutilgim (85396) 2014-02-09 4:13
Good seen and captured. Perfect layout of this typical Russian Orthodox architecture in Talinn. Nice pastell colors and perfect sharpness.
TFS and have a nice weekend
Romano46 (18466) 2014-02-09 4:21
ottima composizione e gradevole postproduzione che trasforma il colore in una serie di tinte pastello che si stagliano nette e simili a disegni.
Ciao e buona domenica
eldancer1 (28513) 2014-02-09 7:49
I really like these types of architectures, they look so beautiful. Nicely captured with good pov and nice details. Well done, tfs.
elenimavrandoni (14259) 2014-02-09 12:05
Daniel, this is a city that I always wanted to visit and haven't made it yet...I really like your beautiful vertical composition with majestic colors and very elegant presentation...
we are very busy now not only for the winter Olympics but also with the upcoming Wold Cup this summer..
emka (79831) 2014-02-09 23:07
Hi Daniel, Haha, I wandered around this beautiful cathedral yesterday :). Nice colourful shot, we4ll composed, you foun d a good POV.
I spent a few days in tallinn and I was enchanted with this city. In winter, covered with a bit of snow it looked magical.
WArm regrads MAlgo
fabbs99 (16475) 2014-02-09 23:27
What a colorful presentation of the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral from Tallin.It is sharp with good details, well saturated colors and nice composition. Well done. TFS.
mcmtanyel (14117) 2014-03-02 18:24
A beautiful detail from this lovely cathedral with deep colors and sharp detail. I love these onion domes. I wish the top of the third cross and the left edge of the building could also be seen.