The sun-rain mix

Posted by
Albert (Sweden, living in Mechelen, Belgium) on 13 January 2012 in Cityscape & Urban.

Mild winter in St Petersburg, 31 December 2011.

Canon EOS 7D 1/250 second F/4.5 ISO 200 55 mm

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Great processing and really beautiful compo

13 Jan 2012 7:40am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

The sheer scale and drama is awesome here Albert. Welcome back and best wishes for 2012!

13 Jan 2012 9:25am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

well done indeed

13 Jan 2012 10:01am

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

wow.. what a perfect mood and frame . bravo !

13 Jan 2012 11:09am

jay from MUMBAI, India


13 Jan 2012 3:36pm

franz from Baden, Austria

again, brilliant use of light! the atmosphere in this pic is remarkable!

13 Jan 2012 3:57pm

Stefan from Thiersee, Austria

magical photo!

13 Jan 2012 6:07pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

WELCOME BACK! What an unbelievable ominous sky that you've captured here in St. Petersburg! I look forward to seeing what you have captured while you were away.

13 Jan 2012 6:26pm

Tomek from Poznań, Poland

Superb work.

13 Jan 2012 7:40pm

AK from Tuvalu

Jävligt nice faktiskt.

13 Jan 2012 8:04pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal


13 Jan 2012 9:12pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States


13 Jan 2012 9:48pm

Bill Brown from California, United States


14 Jan 2012 1:22am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

dramatic cityscape! i love the atmosphere here and there was just enough light to illuminate the buildings - well taken!

14 Jan 2012 6:38am

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

Now that's a striking photo! Well captured!

18 Jan 2012 9:40pm

John from United States

Very nice! Did you darken the photo? It is really good, but based on the position of the sun, I would think it'd be brighter.

19 Jan 2012 4:29am

@John: Thanks John. Yes, you are right, I used a lot of curves, contrasts, brightness here, the original photo was brighter.

Marie from FRESNES, France

superbe ambiance dans cette vue, avec une belle lumière, bien gérée.

27 Jan 2012 10:05am

Canon EOS 7D
1/250 second
ISO 200
55 mm