This post like me previous post is quite lengthy (apologies for all the images and a lack of words). Following on from my previous post on Moscow, I again try to share a little about the amazing city of Saint Petersburg in Russia. This city, like Moscow is quite beautiful with some amazing history. Unfortunately during the time I was there I only had a few hours of sunshine so had to walk quite a few kilometers in one day to capture some of the city. I ventured to the most popular sites and then tried to find a few local sites and markets that were a little off the beaten track.
The images here again try to capture what I saw in the couple of days I was there. They were captured with the great little travel camera - the Olympus OM-D E-M5 with the Olympus 12mm lens or the Voigtlander 17.5mm lens mounted at most times. I couple of other lenses were used at times, but most of the time I did not have the need to continually change lenses. All images are the copyright of the Footless Fish. If you would like to use any of the images on this site please contact me.
Warming the lungs
Looking towards the church of our saviour of spilled blood
The Venice of Russia
The colour of Macca's
its wet and cold - what more can I say
Amongst the crowd of umbrellas
Fur coats anyone!
church of our saviour of spilled blood
A smile on the streets
No - I am not smoking
amongst the crowds at the market
graffiti and glamour
Tea and coffee trolley in the street markets
Shoes - cheap!
never ever look back!
Life outside St Petersburg
Old tourist village outside St Petersburg
Silence in the forest
Reflections inside the Stroganov Palace
hmmm apple pie!
Potato and Mushroom pancakes
Not my Photo - very unusual for someone to actually take my photo with my camera!
Fisheye inside St Isaacs
random photo of another cathedral
anchored at sea
coffee and contemplation!
time for wurst!
hitching a ride
On every corner
turnips and potatoes
the precission stacking of awesome food
Babushka and Matryoshka dolls
waiting with the whey!
whey, cheese and patience
2 hands 2 umbrellas
crown plaza visitors
input without words
more food - awesome cherry dumplings all the way from the ukraine
The colour of umbrellas
A bleak day with colourful umbrellas (couldn't help processing everything except umbrellas in B&W)
no comfort here!
A crescent cross (typical of most buildings here)
At the summer palace