Solovki Sunset by Sergey Martyushev

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Picture taken without Photoshop postprocessing Solovetsky monastery Russia
Camera Canon 5D Mark2 & EF 17-40 F4L
Solovetsky Monastery
Monastery information
Order Russian Orthodox Church
Established 1436
Disestablished c. 1917
Founder(s) Zosim of Solovki
Important associated figures German of Solovki, Savvatiy
Location Onega Bay, Solovetsky District, Arkhangelsk Oblast, Russia
Coordinates 65°01′28″N 35°42′38″ECoordinates: 65°01′28″N 35°42′38″E
Public Access Yes

Solovetsky Monastery (Russian: Солове́цкий монасты́рь; IPA: [səlɐˈvʲetskʲɪj mənɐˈstɨrʲ]) was the greatest citadel of Christianity in the Russian North before being turned into a special Soviet prison and labor camp (1926–1939), which served as a prototype for the GULag system. Situated on the Solovetsky Islands in the White Sea, the monastery braved many changes of fortune and military sieges. Its most important structures date from the 16th century, when Filip Kolychev was its hegumen.
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  • Dean Cunningham
    Dean Cunninghamover 2 years ago

    awesome sight & awesome photography !

  • Thank You! Just it was stunning sunset so it was easy)

    – Sergey Martyushev

  • Caterpillar
    Caterpillarover 2 years ago

  • Thank You!

    – Sergey Martyushev

  • james smith
    james smithover 2 years ago

    at the risk of sounding many years my younger lol
    That is just awesome!!!

  • Thank You!

    – Sergey Martyushev

  • Nigel Bangert
    Nigel Bangertover 2 years ago


  • Thank You!

    – Sergey Martyushev

  • Arfan Habib
    Arfan Habibover 2 years ago

    Magical capture Sergey! Love it.

  • Thank You. it is just because of place)

    – Sergey Martyushev

  • collpics
    collpicsover 2 years ago

    Great shot love the colour

  • Thank You!

    – Sergey Martyushev

  • Vicki Spindler (VHS Photography)
    Vicki Spindler...over 2 years ago


  • Susana Weber
    Susana Weberover 2 years ago

    Lovely coloration and reflection… well done… emotional, musical.

  • Thank you! That was especial sunset

    – Sergey Martyushev

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