This week’s photo of the week comes from Moscow, Russia. Once voted the unfriendliest city in the world. But fresh off hosting the most recent Fifa World Cup Moscow is quickly shaking off its infamous past to boldly head toward a new era. A cosmopolitan and modern city that is just waiting to be explored and photographed.

A relatively new addition to the Moscow skyline, the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour is just one of the stunning churches in Moscow. It is a huge cathedral that has a capacity for over 1,000 worshipers. In fact, it is the largest cathedral of the Russian Orthodox Church. The original cathedral was blown-up by the atheist Soviet government in order to build the largest open-air swimming pool in the world. This restored version of the church was completed on completed in 2000.


Camera settings; ISO 100, f/8.0 @ 1/4 sec

Equipment; Canon EOS 5D Mark IV with Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM lens supported on Manfrotto ball head and tripod and edited with Adobe Lightroom. Camera equipment stored in Lowpro Protactic BP 450 AW II backpack.

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