Russia, Moscow, 2010-Mar-28
Warm spring is comming to Moscow. The snow quite rapidly disappears and the Moscow river has already got out of ice.
Here is the panoramic shot of Ukraine hotel and New Arbat bridge. It is situated on the picturesque Western bank of the Moscow river in front of the White House. Ukraine hotel is one of Stalin's famous skyscrapers, built to demonstrate the prowess and glory of the Soviet regime. To be more precise it is the second tallest Stalin's building after Moscow State University. Built in 1953-1957 and renovated in 2007-2009 it is said to be one of the best 4* hotels in Moscow.
Concerning the New Arbat bridge, it was constructed in 1953 and renovated in 2003-2004. It is a composite bridge with the main arch of 100 meters long.
Canon 40D, Tamron 17-50, ISO 125, F/11, HDR pano from 7 sets of 2 vertical shots (1.6 and 4 sec)
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