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Church of the savior on blood, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Church of the savior on blood, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Photograph and blog post by Paul Higgins, Australia

Church of the savior on blood, Griboyedov channel embankment, 2Б, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia

Why is photographing Church of the savior on blood on the Snap Spotz: photographer’s bucket list?

So many of the places and churches in Saint Petersburg are so large (and impressive) that they are difficult to capture in a single photo; however the Church of the savior on blood is compact and beautiful on all sides (and inside) that makes it very photogenic.

Church of the savior on blood - Paul Higgins
Church of the savior on blood – Paul Higgins

When is the best time to snap a photo of the Church of the savior on blood?

Anytime, day or night.

Where is the best spot to snap a photo of the Church of the savior on blood?

On the north side of the church.

Tips or recommendations for the Church of the savior on blood

Best to get a private tour guide for Saint Petersburg. The tour guide should handle any fees and speed up entry into the church.

How do you get to the Church of the savior on blood?

The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood is one of the main sights of Saint Petersburg, Russia. Other names include the Church on Spilled Blood , the Temple of the Savior on Spilled Blood , and the Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ.
This church was built on the site where Emperor Alexander II was fatally wounded by political nihilists in March 1881. The church was built between 1883 and 1907. The construction was funded by the imperial family.

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Photographer

Paul Higgins, Australia

Paul Higgins

Camera Settings

Camera Olympus E-M5markii
LensOlympus M.Zuiko Digital Lens – 25 mm – F/1.8 – Micro Four Thirds
Camera Settings1/400 sec at ƒ/9.0, ISO 200
Tripod, filters, wireless remoteNo
Photo editing toolNone
Resources / Apps for preparationInternet research

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