This is Spaso-Prebrazhenskiy Sobor (Cathedral of Transfiguration of Jesus) at the Krasnohirskiy (meaning "of Fine Hill") Pokrovskiy Monastery. It is situated in the village of Bakiyivka near the town of Zolotonosha (that means "Bringing Gold"), Cherkaska Oblast. Because of this the second name of the monastery is Zolotonoshskiy Krasnohirskiy Monastery. The cathedral was designed by Ivan Hryhorovych-Barskyi in the Ukrainian Baroque style and built in 1767-1771.
GPS coordinates: 49.70559 Lat, 32.04802 Long, 96 m
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npecanhuk (62452) 2010-05-03 7:51
Magnificent architectural details in this church!
Very attractive picture! Blue, "white", green and golden colors look superb in those walls and towers! The trees and the bluest sky added interest to the image! The drawing/painting in the lower façade looks so beautiful too!
Sharpness, exposure, pov, colors, vertical format and composition are all excellent!
TFS - congratulations!
yeln (11504) 2010-05-03 8:23
amazing photo of an impressive architecture. Great view with perfect composition. Excelent sharpness with many details.
Have a nice day
sacimar (25975) 2010-05-03 9:58
this is other beautiful building you show from Ukraine, I like the sharpness and colors, the details of the church are impressive, excellent image,
siamesa (27731) 2010-05-03 10:12
Boa tarde Sergiy
I'm amazing with the quantity of marvelous churches in your country. This one is wonderful.Bleu in blue. Amazing composition. Thanks for sharing.
UlfE (14641) 2010-05-03 11:06
Wonderful photo taken in wonderful lighting. Beutiful blue and green colour. Perfect vertical format and a great POV. TFS and have fine week!
vasilpro (40881) 2010-05-03 11:38
Beautiful church and interesting architecture, lovely bright colors, excellent POV, impressive view.
Have a nice evening, Vasilis.
ines8 (6090) 2010-05-03 11:41
Other beautiful church, other superb picture! Great details, marvelous blue colour.TFS!
pajaran (49584) 2010-05-03 12:34
Lepa stara katedrala, vrlo interesantna arhitektura za vreme kada je napravljena, mnogo lepo izgleda.
Jednostavne linije i boje docarale su njenu lepotu, vi ste je dobro prikazali tekstom i lepom fotografijom, svidja mi se vas rad, cestitam.
Prijatno vece, Paja.
Beautiful old cathedral, a very interesting architecture of the time when made, a lot of good looks.
Simple lines and colors illustrate its beauty, you have a good display text and beautiful photography, I like your work, congratulations.
Pleasant evening, Paja.
Hansaphotos (6541) 2010-05-03 12:37
Once again, a magnificent picture of an amazing old church and wonderful architecture. Colours and sharpness are excellent, and displays many interesting details. Very well done! Thanks for sharing. Have a great evening.
Best regards, Erling
PixelTerror (0) 2010-05-03 12:53
There's a lot of blue in this image, and also a bit of white very well exposed, very nice church, when I passed thru Kyiv I was very impressed by all these golden domes
Have a nice day JY
photoray (10921) 2010-05-03 15:55
The baroque style is indeed over the top with this appealing church with architectural add-ons to appeal to the visual senses, all in light blue and whites in multiple angles.
thanks for sharing,
siolaw (38074) 2010-05-03 23:35
First, sorry for the confusion!
Good vertical framing of the wonderful church with nice soft colors. Exposure is well metered with no overexposition of the white parts. As sharp as it gets too.
Waylim (25172) 2010-05-03 23:35
The church in Ukrain really has a very cheerful and brighter colors, very spring like, and also a little fairly tale like. I'm not judging, but the green roof is kind of different than other roof mostly in brown or reddish. Anyway, just an observation. Your photographic quality is relaly wonderful, good sharpness and clarity, the blue wall, green roof, green tree, blue sky all seem to blend into each other, but the sharpness and clarity of your photo help distinquish it and makes it stand out more.
jafadabret (56501) 2010-05-03 23:44
J'aime cette architecture bien restaurée qui rivalise avec le ciel pour la couleur et la luminosité.
Le travail est remarquable.
kordinator (14831) 2010-05-04 5:30
kind of architecture, such compositions, as well coordinated colors ...
perfect photos, with charming color of the church ...
fence interesting and beautiful trees in the foreground ...
excellent work ...
jlbrthnn (79791) 2010-05-04 9:25
What a pleasant harmony of soft colors! It is again a superb image, of great quality. The composition is pleasant, the realization is excellent. Clearness and the light make it possible to distinguish the painted biblical scene. congratulations.
Have a nice day
mikolaj_kawa (0) 2010-05-04 9:56
Hello Sergiy! Amazing Orthodox church, amazing Baroque church. Superb architecture. Marvelous colours. Good capture. Very nice lightness and brightness. Excellent work. Well done!
paura (47166) 2010-05-04 16:24
O desenho aruitetônico é absolutamente incomum para nós aqui, mas muito lindo. As cores e o enquadramento estão fantásticos.
skippy007 (12510) 2010-05-05 0:39
Hello Sergiy, The colour, clarity & light are stunning in this well framed scene. Beautiful church, well captured from a good POV. Both names are almost to pronounce for someone like me but I'm sure it is no problem for the parishioners of this extraordinary church & also the & the Ukrainian people. Another beautiful image of excellent quality.
dip (23528) 2010-05-05 3:10
amazing combination of blue and green tones but also beautiful architectural details,sharpness and clarity are really superb!
excellent point of view and framing,
thanks for sharing,
jhm (136580) 2010-05-05 4:25
The blue colour of the tower and the a lot decoration makes these picture so wonderful
Very high quality, sharpness and clarity be superb.
Very well captured and composed.
Nice done, TFS.
belido (19934) 2010-05-05 4:34
it's like a transparent church :) very nice play with the blues. A beautiful and well conserved building. As usual an attractive photo with many technical qualities. Well done!
dta (64142) 2010-05-05 4:36
Hello Sergiy ,
As allways , an excellent POV , a great sharpness and a good framing , to present us a remarkable blue church . The contrast with the also blue sky is splendid .
janusz2054 (2) 2010-05-05 8:56
Magnificent blue church with their green domes.Beautiful and attractive composition.
JCG (35129) 2010-05-05 11:08
Still an good example of the talent of your builders in Ukraine, this church is once more superb and comes to supplement your beautiful collection of photographs which one does not weary oneself to detail. Here the weather emphasizes well these colors which merge almost with the sky. The vegetation on the right allows a pleasant contrast. Thank you Sergiy.
With all my friendships and a very good evening,
francio64 (38276) 2010-05-05 16:20
la luce e la resa cromatica che vedo nelle tue foto è davvero entusiasmante.
Bellissimo questo taglio verticale, perfette le linee prospettiche.
Graal (95972) 2010-05-05 23:46
Ukrainian Baroque Style is very nice. Fine presentation here. Nice details of architecture and colours. I like it.
Have a nice day.
josepmarin (57617) 2010-05-06 2:30
An impressive architecture, decorated and painted exquisitely, that you have caught with a great elegance in a good vertical setting.
I like the light and its nice effect on the colors of the Cathedral, in a very well realized composition.
A beautiful work, my friend.
mkamionka (29724) 2010-05-06 5:24
beautiful achitecture!!! Amazing color of the church.
It is very majestic and charming at the same time.
Very well presented in the best possible light from a good POV. The dark blue sky makes a nice play with the blue of the church. The trees add a nice framing elements and some other color for a contrast.
Fantastic postcard! TFS
zoomer (6) 2010-05-06 17:50
Beautiful and unique architecture.Excellent clear image reveals all those important details.Great and intereting cultural post.Greetings Wolf.
pablominto (53744) 2010-05-08 22:40
Impressive details in the architecture!
The fine light really makes the blue shine, making an interesting combination with the blue sky background...
The dark green foliage adds fine framing in this lovely presentation!
rodgerg (55767) 2010-05-09 0:47
An excellent presentation of this superb baroq church. The framing is well selecetd, the trees give a vegetal framing to the relgious edifice. I like the harmony between the blue of the sky and the blue of the church.
Have a nice Sunday,
ManuMay (34411) 2010-05-17 23:34
Amazing colours and very good detailed image, beautiful architecture, good and precious light and a good point of view choosen...A very good one!!
Have a nice day...
Atousa (7123) 2010-05-25 3:03
Superb color composition in this shot..The architecture is impressive n your shot shows its beauty very well.. good vertical framing n inclusion of the trees.. Magnificent!
Best regards, Atousa
shevchenko (19051) 2010-05-25 20:39
Clear to see this artistic architecture, beautiful mural, attractive double towers, tidy shot in good distortion, distinct photo, thanks for sharing.
alin-m (3716) 2010-05-31 6:59
The blue color of this church is amazing.
Very nice picture.
emka (74963) 2010-06-09 11:34
Hi Sergiy, With its blue colour and slender view - it is high and narrow, it reminds me Андрiївська церква in Kiev. Nice towers so close to each other. Beautiful composition with a lot of blue colour together with green domes. Superb shot.
I look at your photos with interest, also travelogues, as in September I plan to visit Ukraina - namely I go to Krym and Odessa. I am looking forward to see the places known from the literature - where I would look for traces of Pushkin and Mickiewicz.
Have a nice evening
fotka (3343) 2010-08-04 10:07
It's a typical Ukrainaian architecture beautifully renovated. The vertical composition is a great choice. Superb colors, light, sharpness and evidently a note.
Tfs and best regards,
batalay (35043) 2010-08-15 4:21
I have been absent from TE lately while doing a spate of travels, but it is always a pleasure to come back and peruse through your rich gallery. And indeed you have some superb new shots. The Spaso-Prebrazhenskiy Sobor Cathedral depicted here is accentuated in its verticality by the clever vantage point you've chosen. The colors and resolution are first rate.
We are going to be visiting the Ukraine — specifically Yalta, Sevastopol and Odessa in approximately three weeks on the the Crystal Serenity.
paololg (31448) 2010-08-21 14:12
Ciao dear Sergiy,
pleasant to see how the blue one of the church resembles to the blue one of the sky, leaving that the white lines drawing the forms of the church. Perfect the management of the light and the sharpness, that allows us to also admire the fresco, Congratulations, my friend!
Ciao, have a nice Sunday!
fritzi007 (3483) 2010-08-23 12:33
The Ukrainians love the blue colors, right?
Very good picture quality!
axiotea (21649) 2010-09-04 10:27
You've got an interesting gallery and the choice was not easy :)
The edifice is very elegant and the good light allows to see nicely the architectural details in a fine sharpness. The clear blue sky made for a perfect BG.
iainsp (2626) 2010-09-13 7:59
A wonderful shot of a beautiful piece of architecture. You have produced a crystal sharp photograph and have managed the colours well so that the blue church does not fade in to the blue sky.
Thanks for sharing, Iain
lakshmip1949 (19110) 2011-04-05 9:00
The colors, the architecture, the sharpness and tone are superb. I like the vertical shot with the full view of this church.
kennyblack (4207) 2013-05-16 12:58
Your country is full of beautiful churches colored hard to find in other places. Very beautiful celestial of this church lit by a beautiful light and the richness of the ornaments. Excellent sharpness and great job. Thank you for sharing.
The best greetings, have a nice evening ... Marino
- Copyright: Sergiy Lushpenko (s_lush) (16134)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2009-06-22
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: SONY DSC-W200
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/1000 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Map: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: From the Old Capital to the New One
- Theme(s): Sergiyade Sergiy's Ukrainian Churches., 50°N (50th parallel north in Eastern Ukraine) [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2010-05-03 7:19