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That’s Not Snow, That’s Kiev in Infrared

Friday 06.22.2012 , Posted by
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Would you like to go for a walk? How about in Kiev, Ukraine in a place called Andrews Descent? Recently reopened, photographer Elektraua shot photos of the place which is often described as the “Montmartre of Kiev”, using infrared film.

The leaves on the trees glow a vibrant white, statues and architecture stand out from the buildings on the path. After the new paving and reconstruction, the historical street, which used to serve as a trade center and home to many museums and stores, is looking very beautiful now. The path leads up to the old St. Andrews church on the top of the hill.

A place of legend, history and culture, Elektraua depicts stunning shots of the famous street.

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Shawn Saleme

Written by Shawn Saleme



Shawn Saleme is a full time writer for Visual News. Having traveled to over 45 countries, his international escapades continue to influence his writing and perspective. When not in a foreign territory, he makes his home in his native San Francisco Bay Area. Become friends with him on Facebook and invite him to share drinks and stories with you.

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  1. wow…this is truly gorgeous! good find!

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