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Fountains of Light 3 ...

By Oleg_Lobzin
Many thanks to all for your ratings and comments. It is very important and interesting to know your opinion. Unfortunately, there is little time left for the site, therefore, temporarily, was to come, a little less than usual.
And as a continuation of the theme fountain of light. Fountain at Tverskaya Square. Where is the monument to Yuri Dolgoruky. The founder of Moscow. The monument is located behind the tree, I promise to expose, but a little later.

Tverskaya Square (in 1912-18 Skobelevskaya Square, in memory of the hero of the Russian-Turkish war of 1877-78, Adjutant General MD Skobelev, in 1918-93 the Soviet area), the area between Tverskaya street and Stoleshnikov. Founded in 1792, before the House Chief of Moscow (Tverskaya street, 13) as a ground for divorce guard. In early 1820-ies. in place of the current park built Tver private house - part of the police with fire-tower and the guard-house (demolished in 1923).
Left wing, 2 / 6 (1930.) Included a part of the hotel building, "North" (later "Dresden"), built in 1830 (at the hotel stayed Pushkin, Nekrasov, B . Surikov, Turgenev, Chekhov and other cultural figures). In 1878 the area passed the grandiose celebrations of the victory in the Russian-Turkish war, during which were first used for illumination, electric candles Yablochkov. In the XX century. area became a venue for rallies and demonstrations. In 1912 the area was a monument Skobelev (sculptor Samonov PA) in 1918, the monument was destroyed in its place is open obelisk of the Soviet Constitution (architect D. P. Osipov), in front of the obelisk in 1919 the statue of Liberty (sculptor N. A. Andreev), after which the entire track was called the Freedom Monument (from 1924 to early 1940's. his image was the official symbol of Moscow). In 1925-27 the area constructed building of the Central Party Archive of the Marx-Engels-Lenin (architect SE Chernyshev, now the Russian Center for preservation and use of modern history), in late 1930 - early 1940's. in front of a monument to VI Lenin (SD Merkurov sculptor, architect IA Frenchman). In the 1930's. area, as Gorky Street (Tverskaya Street), has been reconstructed, laid park with a fountain. In 1941 the monument was torn down Liberty as "not an appropriate architectural appearance area. In 1954 an area of the monument to the founder of Moscow, Prince Yuri Dolgoruky (sculptor S. Orlov and others, the architect Vladimir Andreev), erected in connection with the 800 anniversary of Moscow, in 1962, was accepted by the CPSU Central Committee and USSR Council of re-establishment by 1964 of the monument of Freedom, and move the monument to Yuri Dolgoruky to the Novodevichy Monastery (the project is not implemented).

Regards, Oleg.

Tags: Street photography Light Photo journalism City New Building Lights Reflection Tree Night Monument Fountain Year's Landscape and travel Night and low light Eve.

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Graham-Mead 9 12 9 England
17 Dec 2010 5:14PM
Excellent shot.

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dusfim 9 Malta
17 Dec 2010 5:25PM
Superb night shot, fantastic.Interesting portfolio you got, first time visit. Also wish to thank you for your comment on my photo. Dusfim
imagio 13 12 1 England
17 Dec 2010 5:55PM
Superbly exposed with great colours

HarveySquires 10 3 6 United Kingdom
17 Dec 2010 5:58PM
A very nice shot great work Grin
17 Dec 2010 6:05PM

Quote:Superb night shot, fantastic.Interesting portfolio you got, first time visit. Also wish to thank you for your comment on my photo. Dusfim

Do not mention it. You have a very interesting work.
Regards, Oleg.
17 Dec 2010 6:05PM
Great shot!
RTDS 11 Cyprus
17 Dec 2010 6:07PM
Another excellent low light capture.
Great write up again.
CarolG 13 199 20 Greece
17 Dec 2010 6:27PM
An excellent composition, Oleg, and a fascinating write-up, thank you. Carol
lonely_oryx 12 61 55 England
17 Dec 2010 6:31PM
Beautiful night shot
Maiwand 13 3 73 England
17 Dec 2010 6:40PM
Excellent shot of these lovely lights Oleg.
andylea 11 37 1 United Kingdom
17 Dec 2010 7:00PM
great comp oleg wonderful light and colour brilliant write up too nice one Wink
17 Dec 2010 7:02PM
Great shot and write up.Have a great christmas Oleg.
NeilWigan Plus
9 17 16 England
17 Dec 2010 7:08PM
as usual, Oleg , your write up is very interesting and the night shot is spot on ,lovely colours.Best wishes for Christmas and the New Year to you and your family.
moiral 9 12 Scotland
17 Dec 2010 7:14PM
A beautiful shot which really shows off the lights. Have a lovely Christmas and New Year. Moira
17 Dec 2010 7:31PM
Another wonderful night shot - well done indeed !

Merry Xmas to you and your family !
17 Dec 2010 7:58PM
Great capture, Oleg, wonderful lighting. Have a really good Christmas and New Year. Great write up on this one, too.
17 Dec 2010 8:03PM
What a great night shot Oleg you have captured this shot just right and a excellent wright up to go with it brill.
Alvar 12 23 2 France
17 Dec 2010 8:04PM
Great shot Oleg The colours are wonderful
xwang 10 56 8
17 Dec 2010 8:15PM
Beautiful image, love the colour and light, excellent writing up.
17 Dec 2010 8:24PM
great colours for the season very nice shot dude
I always wondered why we call your city (МоскваWink Moskva as "Moscow"
really not hard to say Moskva

teocali Plus
11 442 18 England
17 Dec 2010 9:19PM
Terrific night shot with superb light, detail and colours, accompanied by a really interesting narrative.
EAS 10 1 13 Scotland
17 Dec 2010 10:46PM
You are a master of night-light images! Lovely composition and very attractively lit tree and fountain. So often in the UK the lights are over-done to my mind. while these compliment perfectly.

tull 16 181 United Kingdom
17 Dec 2010 10:59PM
Fantistic colours and light and love the Christmas tree positioning in the shot. Merry Christmas to you and your family.

RonnieAG Plus
10 154 119 Scotland
18 Dec 2010 12:05AM
A very attractive night time shot, Oleg. And what a lot of interesting information with it......would take me a wet week to get all that typed up.
18 Dec 2010 9:31AM
Thank you all for your ratings and comments! Happy New Year to you all, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
Regards, Oleg.
Joline Plus
13 30 54 United States
18 Dec 2010 12:34PM
So very festive, and you have captured it masterfully.
Have a happy Christmas, and a productive New Year. I very much enjoy your photos and writings about them.
18 Dec 2010 1:25PM
Another excellent night shot Oleg ~ Вы становитесь очень хорошими в них, хорошо сделанный.
Anjantoo 11 7 1 England
18 Dec 2010 3:16PM
Beautiful colours and the detail is just so perfect too. Wishing you a very happy Christmas and New Year.
Roly 12 Wales
18 Dec 2010 5:42PM
A super night shot and a good write up. Nice work Oleg.
LexEquine 13 1 19 United States
18 Dec 2010 8:58PM
Excellent {A+} & very lovely & artistically-composed night Xmas capture, Oleg. Well done, & have a wonderful Weekend.
milky 16 Wales
19 Dec 2010 2:24PM
Great capture, Execllent night shot A1-------Gary(Milky)
davey_griffo 10 213 165 England
19 Dec 2010 2:41PM
The exposure is absolutely perfect. Great shot.
astyag 12 12
20 Dec 2010 7:15PM
This is a remarkable night shot, and I like the exposure usage. Wonderful image. well done, wish you a merry Christmas
tashi 9 2
21 Dec 2010 10:32AM
Superb night shot and an interesting write up. Thanks for sharing.
23 Dec 2010 4:56PM
Superbe low light cityscape. Very festive with the christmas tree and lights. Merry Christmas

DRicherby 11 269 726 United Kingdom
10 Jan 2011 7:01PM
Excellent colours in this! And all around the world, Nestle want you to believe that their product is great coffee. Smile

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