As in previous years, one album is fully devoted to the
Although it's already the middle of July, while the whitest night is on 22
June, one cannot force oneself to call this night black :)
The lack of nights here (white or otherwise) is
explained by the lack of public transport during them. Therefore it's
often difficult to go to make photographs of special things.
So I hope I'll be excused for this abuse of the image
of the Saviour on the Spilled Blood (Spas-na-krovi).
We will approach it from Nevsky Prospekt, along the
The black-and-white background to the
lamps in colours is not a special effect.
That's how the CCD
(charge-coupled device) of the digital camera behaves when there isn't
The good thing about the night with
daylight is that there are few cars and people, only tourists.
easier to work.
However, a number of small and large
boats traffic the canals.
The Saviour on the Spilled Blood again,
but from another angle.
The Adamini House and the bridges at the
intersection of the Griboedov Canal and Moika.
Moika and Adamini House again.
view is from the Second Sadovy Bridge.
And this is the bridge itself.
A somewhat artificial view from the Field
of Mars in the direction of the Winter Palace, along Millionnaya Street.
It's artificial in the sense that the distance is 1.2 km from the
closest to the farthest streetlamp.
The Peter and Paul Fortress, also seen
from Millionnaya Street.
The Troitsky (Trinity) Bridge.
the construction work it looks so much nicer at night.
The television tower (which is now
illuminated by different-coloured lights), and one of the minarets of
I never really understood the thought
behind the illumination of the fortress wall with fluorescent lamps. The
bright white line on the horizon instead of the fortress silhouette
looks absolutely ridiculous on photographs and in reality.
The Troitsky Bridge again.
One can see the television tower behind it.
By the way, I've made available
the photo in original resolution (2560x1920).
The view of the Dvortsovy (Palace)
Embankment and the Dvortsovy Bridge.
The Strelka (spit) of the Vasily Island, with the Exchange and the
A streetlamp on the Troitsky Bridge.
The television tower, and the LENNIIPROEKT Institute's building.
The Troitsky Bridge without any vehicles.
A part of the beach of the Peter and Paul
Fortress with moonlight illumination.
To the left is the Dvortsovy
Bridge, and in it's opening one sees the Senate and Synod Building (the
The Peter and Paul Fortress walls.
The Dvortsovy Bridge in all its glory.
Behind it, like shadows, rise
the cranes of the seaport and shipyards.
And the Dvortsovy Bridge again.
In a few minutes it will be...
To the left of the bridge is the Bolshoy Dom (the building of