This shot was taken from Sarych cape. In the picture you can see another cape, Ayya. About 5 kilometers from Sarych cape the seaside resort town of Foros is situated. At Foros state residency 18 years ago (from the date of taking this picture) the first and last President of Soviet Union, Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev, was spending his vacation. He could see a sunset like this one not knowing that it was a warning about the end of Soviet Union’s era. When the President was out of his office, the 1991 coup d'état attempt began in Moscow on August 19 and was defeated on August 21. After that, as soon as on August 24, Ukraine and later other Soviet Republics declared their independences.
GPS coordinates: 44.38722 Lat, 33.73806 Long, 87 m
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wojtpod (774) 2009-09-23 9:20
Amazing colors of the sky! I like this shot very much!
smarcell (19963) 2009-09-23 10:06
It is a beautiful sunset, but moreover it is a great scenary with such high cliffs. I do not know much about Ukraine, I have to admit, and this picture is interesting also for this.
So thank you and best regards
pajaran (42018) 2009-09-23 10:38
Pozdrav iz Cuprije.
Lep dozivljaj pokazan dobrim bojama.
Dobar kontrast leve i desne strane fotografije.
Lepo za gledanje, daje mir.
saxo042 (33996) 2009-09-23 11:18
Beautiful colours, a very peaceful picture. Seems to be a both beautiful and dramatic landscape along the Black Sea here. Interesting note!
vasilpro (40565) 2009-09-23 14:10
Beautiful sunset with lovely color tones and a very nice composed frame.
I wish you a nice evening, Vasilis.
paololg (31446) 2009-09-23 14:12
Yes, dear friend, each sunset is followed by sunrise. Meaningful metaphor of the end of an empire and the birth of a free State. The history repeats its, as for the Roman empire or the Egyptian empire. Unfortunately it will have to be repeated again. The photo is really beautiful, compliments!
Ciao, have a nice day!
Graal (92340) 2009-09-23 23:47
very nice sunset by coast near Sevastopol. Good composition and delicacy colours on the sky. Ja slyshu "Sewastopolskij Waltz".
feather (51128) 2009-09-24 9:32
Good use of the sunrise as an analogy for the end of the Soviet Union. A well composed image with subtle colours.
JCG (35129) 2009-09-24 11:21
The lights of this sunset are subtly managed and create a very beautiful atmosphere on this marine landscape. Cliff which seems to me great height… Always appreciated moments, thank you Sergyi.
With all my friendships and a very good evening,
MLINES (12516) 2009-09-24 18:48
Hi Sergiy, An excellent eye-catching composition which has ideal placement using the rule of thirds for the dramatic cliff. Colours are warm giving a peaceful ambiance. TFS. Murray.
pablominto (53744) 2009-09-24 22:15
This part of the Black Sea coast reminds me of Northern Norway!
This is a well composed presentation, but most of all the atmosphere is nicely recorded...
Lovely pastel colours, and the silhouettes create good depth!
Nicou (106307) 2009-09-25 1:27
Fantastique coucher de soleil merveilleuse iamge, ces couelur, ce hallo autour du soleil avec le bleu, la végétation et les collines, grandiose image de re^ve.
merci et maitié
papagolf21 (79778) 2009-09-25 2:09
Bonjour, cher ami Sergivy,
Très belle peinture où le disque d'or s'enfonce doucement à l'horizon.
J'aime beaucoup cette réalisation très poétique.
mkamionka (27197) 2009-09-25 5:16
Beautiful romantic view.
The colors of the sky are fantastic, I like especially the shape of the mountain, your POV enhance the height of the mountain making it look very impressive.
dip (22132) 2009-09-25 10:19
wonderful composition,excellent point of view,
plimrn (21344) 2009-09-25 11:41
I really like the soft color gradient as the sun dips toard the sea, the two points frame the sea nicely and your note ties the place to historical interest well.
rodgerg (55767) 2009-09-26 5:16
A very nice sunset with a composition very well ballanced with the sun well located on the left of the image. Very nice colors. The black silhuet of the coast and of the cliff give great depht to the image and an mysterious athmospher. Good photowork.
Have a nice WE,
paura (47166) 2009-09-26 6:31
The exposure settings and photometry are very well executed here. The result was fascinating.
josepmarin (56591) 2009-09-27 10:44
Nice composition, in an asymmetric and very elegant framing. The beauty of the landscape at the sunset time has an excellent aesthetic result.
A great work, I like.
shevchenko (18725) 2009-09-27 19:13
Impressive sunset view at a quite corner, lovely natural environment and unique geographical feature, attractive the color of the water, nice soft lighting against dim environment, the sun look like dropping down from the clouds, distinct photo, thanks for sharing the beautiful sunset view.
Juntas (7958) 2009-09-28 6:53
Hi Sergiy. Lovely sunset.Colors are beautiful and very smooth. Composition is well mastered and your note is interesting. Good work. Best regards. Paulo
jafadabret (56497) 2009-09-30 1:58
Cette photo est très plaisante avec l'opposition des masses sombres de la terre avec la mer et le ciel. Bonne composition et belles couleurs !
Amical salut !
siolaw (37642) 2009-10-02 21:27
You managed to convey a pleasant atmosphere with the sunset and healand into the Black Sea...
Good framing adds to the mood
Henryk_Bilor (20799) 2009-10-11 9:50
Impressive cliff. Great sunset, nice light and colours :).
Kielia (21603) 2009-10-23 5:57
your composition and your note are really food for thoughts. The world has changed during the past 20 years and I wonder if Mr. Gorbachev is really satisfied with all results. Therefore I think that the title you have chosen is great!
skippy007 (12504) 2009-10-27 3:21
Hello Sergiy, Amazing an every day occurrence yet we are so fascinated by it, I guess it's not only because of it's beauty & romance but also because each one is different. Spectacular colours in the sky, perfect exposure & good natural looking colours through out, nice, the silhouette forms an interesting diagonal across the bottom.A lovely image.
jmdias (48515) 2009-10-28 7:24
nice sunset. I liked the heavy shapes of the cape and the softnes of the light and colors over the sea and sky. nice pov and framing. about gorbachov, I guess it was the time about the end of soviet union, some artificial structures of power can't resist for much time
kordinator (14797) 2010-06-26 1:18
A beautiful composition.
A great captured sunset.
Amazing colors of the sky.
Nice seascape and landscape.
Excellent soft light,nice colors.
iainsp (2626) 2010-10-16 9:07
A lovely shot - beautifully tranquil, with some lovely silhouettes of the land masses and great colours in the sky.
Nice work, Iain
quillo (11850) 2010-11-04 9:03
Hola Sergiy .....:
I love this image of the sunset in Sevastopol,
the silhouette of the big cliff and
the sun already next to the horizon they do
that this composition is very interesting,
the light and the color ideal ...
Un saludo amigo mío.
serp2000 (33437) 2011-03-02 1:31
странно, что я не видел это фото.
Обычно я не люблю закаты, хотя сам их тоже фиксирую. Как-то старость напоминает. Но во время овсхода я сплю. Хорошая композиция. Горы и море. Мне нравится.
fritzi007 (63) 2011-04-01 12:35
Beautiful sunset, you can smell the night and the sea. In the last 20 years has done much in the Weltpoletik. But there is always the case arise and die States!
Wish you a nice week
lakshmip1949 (19110) 2011-05-17 3:37
Lovely shot of the sunset.The colors are great. Your note is very informative. I like the analogy here. Superb quality image.
- Copyright: Sergiy Lushpenko (s_lush) (16062)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2009-08-12
- Categories: Nature, Event
- Camera: SONY DSC-W200
- Exposure: f/5.5, 1/160 seconds
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Tavrica - from Kherson to Kerch
- Date Submitted: 2009-09-23 9:03
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