I visited the old Ukrainian town of Lubni many times before, but I did not see its main sight, which is situated at the distance of 6 km from the town’s center, on the high right bank of the Sula River, near the Mhar Village. This is Mharskiy (Lubenskiy) Spaso-Preobrazhenskiy Monastir.
GPS coordinates: 50.02942 Lat, 33.05421 Long, 132 m
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pauloog (11751) 2010-09-21 0:37
Thye tower stands like a proud guard before the monastery. Excellent clarity and play of light.
JCG (35129) 2010-09-21 2:39
Estival light and really appreciable blue sky to emphasize the architecture of this superb tower which lets predict the beauty of this monastery that one can see in background. A beautiful photograph where clearness is pleasant for the details, thank you Sergiy.
With all my friendships and a very good day,
pajaran (62490) 2010-09-21 3:05
Uzivam gledajuci mnogo lepe crkve koje prikazujete svojim dobrim radovima.
Lep pogled na toranj sa zvonikom i krst koji ide u prelepo plavo nebo, dobra kompozicija, mnogo lepa fotografija, moje cestitke.
I enjoy seeing the many beautiful churches that show its good works.
Nice view of the tower with a bell tower and cross to go to a beautiful blue sky, good composition, a lot of beautiful photos, my congratulations.
All the best.
dta (79525) 2010-09-21 3:29
Hello Sergiy ,
What a beautiful white church tower ! Excellent exposure of the white walls , and superb sharpness . I wonder if a vertical format would have worked better , withoute the right part .
rodgerg (55767) 2010-09-21 3:38
In a square format very well selcetd,very good presentation of this superb religious architectur. Nice colors with the white colors well exposed. the composition in differents plans give a great depht to the image.
macondo (19668) 2010-09-21 3:54
An amazing white building, with more green domes behind it on the church. It's very tall and narrow, and your photo is well exposed and sharp. I suggest cropping from the right, as I think the building is too central in the picture. But it is very imposing, and your low viewpoint is a good one. A beautiful Summer sky, too.
asajernigan (21427) 2010-09-21 4:15
Fine shot of this imposing tower. The inclusion of the church in the background is nice adding further interest in the scene. The lighting and colors are great and the photo has excellent sharpness. The fine blue sky creates nice contrast for the white tower.
siamesa (28123) 2010-09-21 7:15
Bom dia Sergiy
This white building is marvelous. A magnificent architecture . Perfect exposure and beauty. TFS
kordinator (20841) 2010-09-21 8:21
Poazuje how this beautiful little white monastery in relation to the lofty sky.
We are just little people.
Your work is beautiful with great contrast and colors.
Beautiful blue white combinations, with additions in green dome of the monastery.
Perfect sharpness and clarity.
Excellent composition and presentation.
Regards my friend
axiotea (21651) 2010-09-21 11:41
I like how you've presented the monastery's edifices creating a diagonal in the image. It is luminous, well exposed and colours are just great!
jlbrthnn (76037) 2010-09-21 14:37
Good evening Sergiy,
The low-angle shot and the point of view allow this spectacular composition. The well controlled light does not create over-exposure. The colors are superb. congratulations.
saxo042 (37900) 2010-09-21 14:45
The low POV brings out a clear impressivness in this building. A very beautiful architecture and an excellent capture with superb colours!
maloutim (9639) 2010-09-21 23:29
Good morning Sergiy!
Magnificent POV on this monastery, with the high tower as the main element supervising the rest of the buildings.
A superb palette of colours highlighted by the bright white of the edifice!
Are there a lot of monks still living in all these places?
Thanks for adding to your collection!
batalay (39271) 2010-09-22 0:36
Your low vantage point has accentuated the verticality of this astonishing structure, rising like a multi-layered wedding cake from the hilltop. It's a majestic building and you have brought out its majesty.
npecanhuk (75592) 2010-09-22 2:57
Wonderful buildings with very attractive architectural details!
Very beautiful picture with excellent sharpness, exposure, pov, dof, colors, pp, contrasts, large vertical format and composition!
TFS - congrats,
jhm (155249) 2010-09-22 4:38
Really a wonderful image of the the towers, the foreground is very nice of detail.
Very spectacular are the green domes, pleasant for look at.
Perfect perspective and depth image, very well done.
Excellent captured and good presentation. TFS.
UlfE (14641) 2010-09-22 10:53
What a fresh and crisp shot. I really enjoy the clarity and colours. The monastery really stands out against the deep blue colour of the sky.TFS and have a nice evening!
Sonata11 (33961) 2010-09-22 19:23
I love to seeing this beautiful photo.The way You presented this church is amazing, sharp ,colors .Excellent.
pablominto (53746) 2010-09-23 0:04
This is an amazing building, towering on the hill in all its pure white beauty..!
It is stunning to see how much resources mankind has invested in religious buildings around the globe, maybe more during days gone by than present times...
This is a well composed presentation, pin sharp details and vivid colours!
danos (99782) 2010-09-23 0:25
Good morning Sergiy,
spectacular the view of the Mgar's Monastery with the impressive bell tower to outlined perfect against the blue sky.The green side domes complete the image.Well done.
Have a nice day,danos
mkamionka (38335) 2010-09-23 9:02
wow, beautiful postcard from another mysterious monastery. The tower looks very impressive. I admire how well are the sacral buildings in Ukraine preserved, they all seem like newly painted.
Very well composed here. The church in the left corner looks interesting too.
Great light and colors,
very well done,
siolaw (38292) 2010-09-23 21:44
This one looks difficult to take, brecause it is so high, but i think you did a good job here. Quality is impeccable with sharp details and bright, natural colours.
Maybe pointing a bit more to the left, to get it off the centre was also an option..
yeln (11516) 2010-09-24 0:27
izjemna fotografija za tako majhen fotoaparat. lepe barve in ostrina in predvsem zelo čista fotografija. bravo! TFS! čestitam!
lep dan, vojko
Urs (14082) 2010-09-24 5:07
A very proud monastery setting with its white a beautiful contrast to the dark blue sky. Absolute clarity and sharpness. very well done
Thanks for your critique of my durian tree. I selected this shot, as Durian is not well known outside this region.
iainsp (2630) 2010-09-24 17:38
Another great shot - you often seem to get this fabulous PoV where the church buildings in the background echo those in the foreground. As always, nice sharp contrasts and good depth of field. Nice, Iain.
emka (100793) 2010-09-26 21:54
Splendid example of Ukrainian architecture. I like the green domes with the stars. Excellent presentation.
denisn72 (8300) 2010-09-29 16:34
Nice view on the tower. It is sharp and has a great architectural style. Amazing colours adn light. The sky makes a nice background. Well done!
wojtpod (774) 2010-09-30 9:27
Fantastic shot from the capital city of Jeremi Wiśniowiecki's country. Perfect contrast between whire tower and blue sky.
Very well done!
jmdias (65547) 2010-10-24 10:51
amazing architecture. the bell tower is fabulous against the sky, precious lower pov. I liked the other part of the building at side, giving us a sense of the place. perfect job, well done
- Copyright: Sergiy Lushpenko (s_lush) (16390)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2010-08-05
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: SONY DSC-W200
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/1000 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Map: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Ukraine: from South to North
- Theme(s): Sergiyade Sergiy's Ukrainian Churches., 50°N (50th parallel north in Eastern Ukraine) [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2010-09-21 0:30