Domes of St. Basil's Cathedral

Uploaded: November 27, 2018 | Entered: November 27, 2018 11:31:14

Description

St. Basil's Cathedral is to Moscow what the Eiffel Tower is to Paris or Big Ben is to London is essentially Muscovite, a fantastic swirl of shapes, colors, textures and patterns that dominates Red Square and symbolises the extravagance of the Russian Spirit. Ivan the Terrible commissioned it then known as Church of the Intercession on the Moat. Later it was dedicated to Basil the Blessed, a holy man revered by the tsar. Nine chapels were added after each victory and dedicated to the saint on whose day the victory was won.

Comments

Chuck Green level-classic November 27, 2018

Wow! Some serious eye candy there, Emile! Splendid image! <>< #1717908

Nancy L. Green level-classic November 27, 2018

So beautiful, did you get to go inside and shoot? <>< #11739135

Christine Greenspan level-classic November 27, 2018

This is incredible, Emile! I really appreciate the description, too. #11739142

Emile Abbott level-deluxe November 27, 2018

Thanks Chuck, Nancy and Christine. #11739148

Leslie McLain level-deluxe November 27, 2018

Beautiful capture and details, Emile. #11739175

Emile Abbott level-deluxe November 28, 2018

Thanks Leslie. #11739241

Martha R. Mazon level-classic November 28, 2018

Incredible architecture, beautifully captured, Emile! Great info too! #11739257

Patrick Rouzes level-classic November 28, 2018

Tone, colors, clarity exposure & architecture are superbly captured, Emile! Thanks for the fascinating history lesson! #11739287

Terry Cervi level-classic November 28, 2018

A beautiful capture, Emile!! #11739308

Emile Abbott level-deluxe November 29, 2018

Thanks Martha, Patrick, and Terry. #11739403

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic November 29, 2018

So beautiful Emile. We never got to Moscow to see this beauty. So glad you posted this, I'm seeing this marvelous structure thru your eyes and lens! Thanks!...Rey #11739461

Emile Abbott level-deluxe November 29, 2018

Glad you liked it Rey. #11739482

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic November 29, 2018

Fantastic perspective, clarity and colors Emile!,
Amalia #11739622

Emile Abbott level-deluxe November 30, 2018

Thanks Amalia. #11739773

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