Fairy tale

By: Arjen Drost

Apr 19 2014

Tags: ,

Category: Urban

1 Comment

Aperture:f/7.1
Focal Length:27mm
ISO:200
Camera:Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Hermitage – Saint Petersburg

Welcome in the world of fairy tales. Once upon a time (on 26th of May 1703 to be exact), a Russian Tsar rode with his horse through the marshes near the delta of the Neva. He pointed at a place and said “Here shall be my town.” And so it happened that a new city was founded: Saint Petersburg. It looks to be a really old city, with old buildings and a long history, but this was all made up. Here the entrance to the square in front of the Hermitage, the winter palace of Peter the Great and later Catherina the Great.

One comment on “Fairy tale”

  1. Such magnificence and history.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: