On that day I was starting my tour through seven countries (Ukraine, Poland, Germany, Belgium, France, Luxemburg and Czech Republic) from Kharkiv’s railway station to get by train to Lviv, where the bus travel was to set in.
The building in the background is Kharkiv’s Railway Post Office built in 1929 according to the project developed by the well-known Soviet architect Arkadiy Grigoryevich Mordvinov in the Constructivist architectural style. It is at the same Privokzalna Square as the railway station itself.
The yellow-blue (of the colors of Ukraine’s flag) word УКРПОШТА means “Ukr[ainian] Mail”.
GPS coordinates: 49.98970 Lat, 36.20695 Long, 106 m
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pajaran (56594) 2011-07-03 15:54
Dobar tekst o arhitekturi i arhitekti ...
Lep pogled preko fontane na stanicu i postu, lepe boje i fotografija.
Dobar ugao snimka, ostrina, kontrast i kompozicija.
A good text on architecture and architects ...
Very nice view over the fountain at the station and post office, beautiful colors and images.
Good angle shot, sharpness, contrast and composition.
All the best.
Sonata11 (33717) 2011-07-03 22:41
this place is so beautiful with fantastic colors, sharpness, perfect clarity, beautiful sky. I like this image of modern architecture. Great shot. I like it a very much so.
All the best,
samson (1355) 2011-07-04 0:15
A railway station with fountains and a park in front is lovely. A good rendezvous place indeed. Good to compose with fountains and people at the park
danos (92602) 2011-07-04 0:28
Good morning Sergiy,
so we will see a lot of shots from different countries, as you travelled in so many countries of Europe,starting from this massive railway post office at Kharkiv.I like the brilliant light as the vivid colours of the image, with the clarity of it to be superb.
Have a good week,Danos
rodgerg (55767) 2011-07-04 0:41
Excellent presentation of this railways station with a POV well selected. Details and colors welle collected under a beautiful blue sky. The large FG and the composition in differents plans give a great depht to the image. I like the water's play which give a very graphic nad dynamic efect.
Have a nice week,
lakshmip1949 (19081) 2011-07-04 3:17
Welcome back. Really missed your photos. Hope, you had a good trip.A very impressive shot of this railway station and post office. The little fountains in the front are charming and enhances the beauty of the image.I like those little lamps by th fountain. Great depth.
serp2000 (42552) 2011-07-04 10:23
Привет, Сергей. с возвращением!
В Трабзоне был? там несколько наших ребят живет, Эрхан приезжал в Пермь, был у меня. Будем ждать твой фотоотчет о поездке.
Джорджия это хорошо. Мечтаю там побывать, но все не складывается. Что-то не помню, а из автобусного турне ты что-то выкладывал? Вроде я не видел.
Удачи и успехов!
npecanhuk (72044) 2011-07-04 18:38
Interesting building and square!
Truly attractive picture of them!
Sharpness, exposure, chosen pov, colors, contrasts, horizontal format and composition are all excellent!
TFS - congrats,
siamesa (28105) 2011-07-04 21:23
Perfect exposure. Excellent point of view that values the beautiful building. TFS
emka (89373) 2011-07-04 23:45
Hi Sergiy, I noticed that you were absent, so you went for the tour. You were in Poland also. Why not in Warsaw, and if you were, why I haven't seen you? I am looking forward to your impressions. So here is where your trip started. УКРПОШТА - funny . Well, excellent photo of this Soviet constructivist style, better than socrealistic later.Warm regards
kordinator (20337) 2011-07-05 17:58
A beautiful view of the railway station with railway post.
Beautiful architecture and exquisite captured nicely in the photo layout.
Wonderful fountain in the middleground.
Fantastic mix of blue and white colors.
Perfect light managment.
An excellent composition with fine text, and excellent technique.
Best regards my friend
pablominto (53746) 2011-07-05 23:39
Railway stations and post offices used to be important public buildings, and not only in the former Soviet block!
This is a fine example, where they have put effort in architecture and construction...
I like the composition, it is well balanced and has a fine feeling of depth!
macjake (63172) 2011-07-10 10:47
i'm very impressed by one simple thing....the level of light management.
I'm sure if i took this photo, it would have been overexposed.
beautiful combinations of whites, greys and blues.
very clear and sharp.
- Copyright: Sergiy Lushpenko (s_lush) (16134)
- Genre: Lieux
- Medium: Couleur
- Date Taken: 2011-05-27
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Nokia N8-00
- Exposition: f/2.8
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- Versions: version originale
- Carnet de voyage: "Paris, Love and Pigeons"
- Thиme(s): 50°N (50th parallel north in Eastern Ukraine) [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2011-07-03 15:49