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Peterhof


Peterhof
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Copyright: Jack McGrane (jackal) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 842 W: 26 N: 808] (9380)
Genre: Places
Medium: Black & White
Date Taken: 2012-09-13
Categories: Architecture
Camera: Pentax K10D, Pentax-DA 50-200mm
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/1600 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2016-09-21 22:36
Viewed: 1164
Points: 5
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This was Tsar Peter the Great's summer palace in St. Petersburg on the Baltic Sea.

In 1924 is was renamed Leningrad and in 1991 changed back to St.Petersburg.

It was seriously damaged by the Germans during WW2 but is now restored to its original state.

Our tour guide was called " Anastasia" how great was that?
Anastasia was the name of the last surviving child of the Russian Royal family

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Hello Jack

Tac sharp and full charm and beauty with all important clouds to give character. Would be a good book cover. awesome pro work here

Nice tones but the left most cross is over exposed. The POV is awkward, especially near the bottom. I think getting closer to a 45 degree angle or going for symmetry would have been wiser. Good luck.

Jack

Love this b&w.
I love the light that sparkles on the left cross, beautiful, inspiring.
Excellent work, superb tones.

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