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LarryG 4 9 2 United States
15 Nov 2017 3:53AM
The Holy Transfiguration of Our Lord Chapel is a historic and religious landmark that ties Alaska to its Russian roots before the United States purchased Alaska from Russia in 1867. One is immediately intrigued by the church and its white Russian grave markers in an overgrown cemetery that wraps around the building. The white fence is a critical compositional element to me. I felt a sense of awe, history, and respect looking at the scene. Ninilchick is a tiny settlement that is easily missed from the highway unless one asks and gets directed down the gravel Orthodox Avenue to the church.
Zydeco_Joe 15 84 1 England
15 Nov 2017 5:14PM
Don't see much photo travel on EZ so thanks for posting nice work.
ZJ
LarryG 4 9 2 United States
15 Nov 2017 6:22PM
ZJ, Thanks for your visit and comment. I look forward to viewing your portfolio. Best wishes. Larry
Alffoto Plus
7 308 1 United Kingdom
15 Nov 2017 10:44PM
A lovely scene Larry with fascinating history connections! Before even reading your description I was thinking that the fence and the crosses made for vital components within the image! Nice work Larry!

Kind Regards

Alf
LarryG 4 9 2 United States
16 Nov 2017 1:43AM
Alf, Thanks for visiting and commenting. I am going to post another view of the cemetery as well. It was fun walking around this placing looking for the best angles to photograph. I appreciate your agreement about the fence. Thanks, Alf. Larry

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