In 2009, Khmelnytskyi city council decided to create a museum studio of photography and, in September 2010, the museum was opened. This is the first and only such exhibition in Ukraine.
The museum presents a large number of different models of cameras, lenses, other rare photographic equipment, which have been collected by Konstantin Zhdanov, the director of the museum. In total, there are about 1,500 exhibits.
Ozeryany is a small village with a population of about 1,900 people located in Borshchiv district of the Ternopil region.
The main attraction of the village is Catholic Church of St. Anna built in the middle of the 19th century and consecrated in 1875. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.
Podillya is a historical and geographical region located in the west and south-west of Ukraine, in the area of the northern tributaries of the middle Dniester and the upper Southern Buh.
A significant part of the current city center was formed in the late 19th – first half of 20th century, in the period of economic growth associated with the oil boom. Photos by: demarcos.
The bell tower of the Catholic church of St. Bartholomew (1551).
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Sapohiv is a small village with a population of about 800 people located in the central part of Borshchiv district in the Ternopil region. For the first time the village was mentioned in 1564.
The main attraction of Sapohiv is a beautiful wooden church named after St. Nicholas. This masterpiece of Podolia folk wooden architecture was built on a hill overlooking the village in 1777. Sapohiv on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.
Let’s fly over Kharkiv – the second largest city in Ukraine with a population of about 1.5 million people.
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Pyrohiv (Pirogovo), an open-air museum located on the outskirts of Kyiv, provides a unique opportunity to get acquainted with all ethnographic regions of Ukraine.
Old wooden windmills, towering on the hill, are the compositional center of the whole complex. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.
The Department of Public Utilities of Kharkiv created an interesting winter attraction in Shevchenko Garden – an ice fountain.
Shevchenko Garden is a park located in the center of Kharkiv, between Sumska and Klochkivska streets, Svobody Square and Rymarska Street. Photos by: gatta_bianka.
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Podil is a historic neighborhood of Kyiv, part of the Podilskyi district. This low-lying part of the city is an ancient district of artisans and merchants.
The neighborhood extends along the right bank of the Dnieper River and Kyiv harbor, between the pedestrian bridge across the Dnieper and Zavodska Street. Photos by: Igor Golovach.
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St. Michael’s Golden-Domed Monastery is one of the oldest monasteries in Kyiv.
The monastery includes the Cathedral of the Archangel Michael in the Ukrainian Baroque style (demolished in the 1930s and rebuilt in 1997-1998), the refectory with the Church of St. John the Divine (1713) and the bell tower (1716-1719). Photos by: Maxim Ritus.