The Post Office

The Postgasse, Mail Street (Khudiyakova Street nowadays) known since 1783, the Beaux-Arts building erected in 1889. Chernivtsi, Ukraine.

City Hall I

Chernivtsi Overview

The sand quarry has almost eaten the hill where I stood, so the shooting place is almost non-existent already. Dekabrystiv Str., Chernivtsi, Ukraine, summer 2013. Sony NEX-5N, Yashica AF 70-210mm F4.5.

The Domes of Holy Spirit Cathedral

Built in 1844-1864, facade rebuilt in 1890-ies. Between Holovna (Main) and Kobylyanskoyi Str., Chernivtsi, Ukraine. Many sources in the intrnet state that initially the style was Italian (Neo-)Ranaissance.

Armenian Church in Chernivtsi

Armenian Catholic, built by Joseph Glavka, 1869-75, Neo-Gothic style. Ukrayinska Str., Nowadays, an organ concert hall. Armenian Catholic service was partially restored after 1991, when Ukraine got independence.

Catholic Basilica and Ship-House

One of the historical places of the city. Shkilna and Holovna Str. Crossing, Chernivtsi, Ukraine. Formerly The Holy Christ Square (around 18th cent.) with the Polish Roman-Catholic church of the same name and the "Shifa" (Ship-House). Daytime lighting. Sony NEX-5N, Flektogon 20mm F4 aus JENA

Fine Arts Museum

A Secession style building. Formerly a Community Savings Bank (1901). One of the most known Vienna Secession style buildings, Chernivtsi, Ukraine.

The Golden Lion Hotel

The Shapes Of The City

A view of City Hall's tower from Holovna (Main) Str., Chernivtsi, Ukraine

In the Historical Center

Austriaplatz, or the Central Square nowadays, Chernivtsi, Ukraine

The Ship-House

One of the historical places of the city. Shkilna and Holovna Str. Crossing, Chernivtsi, Ukraine.

Formerly The Holy Christ Square (around 18th cent.) with the Polish Roman-Catholic church of the same name and the "Shifa" (Ship-House).

The Domes of Greek Catholic Cathedral

One of the historical churches of the city of Chernivtsi, Ukraine. Built around 1821.

The Old Windows

A picturesque building in the historical center of the city, Chernivtsi, Ukraine.

Chernivtsi University Library I

Neo-Classicism, between 1900 and 1940. Lesi Ukrayinky Str., Chernivtsi, Ukraine. Belongs to Chernivtsi National University. Daytime lighting.

Night at the City Hall

A view of the Holovna Str. from the Central Square, Chernivtsi, Ukraine. Long exposure, tripod. Sony NEX-5N, SMC Takumar 28mm F3.5

City Hall III

Theological College Church

Chernivtsi National University (Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University) is formerly a palace of residence of Archbishop of Bukovyna and Dalmatia (erected in 1864-1882, architect Josef Hlavka), a UNESCO object (since 2012). The University was founded as a Franz-Josefs Universitaet in 1875 on the basis of the Czernowitz Higher Theological School (since 1827).

Turkish Square I

Turkish Square II

Turkish Well Square near Turkish Bridge. Chernivtsi, Ukraine. Sony NEX-5N, Flektogon 20mm F4 aus JENA

Turkish Square III

Turkish Square IV

The Door

Old city street entrance into an inner yard, Chernivtsi, Ukraine.

The Domes of Cathedral of St.Paraskeva of Serbia

Historical center, Zankovetska Str., Chernivtsi, Ukraine. The former Bristol Hotel (left) and the view of the St. Paraskeva Cathedral.

The Columns

A passge with columns in the National University in Chernivts.

(Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University is formerly a palace of residence of Archbishop of Bukovyna and Dalmatia (erected in 1864-1882, architect Josef Hlávka), a UNESCO object (since 2012).

The University was founded as a Franz-Josefs Universität in 1875 on the basis of the Czernowitz Higher Theological School (since 1827).

Mostly a mixture of Romanesque, Byzantine and domestic Bukovinian style.

The Tower of Geography

Chernivtsi University Library II

Neo-Classicism, between 1900 and 1940. Lesi Ukrayinky Str., Chernivtsi, Ukraine. Belongs to Chernivtsi National University. Morning lighting. X Sony NEX-5N, Flektogon 20mm F4 aus JENA

A Stunning Evening

A beautiful lighting on a Vienna Secession building in Main Street, Chernivtsi, Ukraine

The Atlas

A beautiful lighting on a Vienna Secession building in Main Street, Chernivtsi, Ukraine

The Silent Watch

The Apotheke

The vintage pharmacy building in the center of Chernivtsi, Ukraine. The Interbellum period (1918-1940), Functionalism.

The Bristol Hotel

Philharmonia Square, Chernivtsi, Ukraine. Formerly The Bristol Hotel, presently the dormitory for the Chernivtsi Medical University. Vienna Secession style, around 1900.

Cold Noon

Old City view, a former Jewish ghetto zone, Chernivtsi, Ukraine

The Habsburg Cafe

At the Central Square

A view of the City Hall Entrance, Fine Arts Museum, and Literaturcafe, Chernivtsi, Ukraine.

The Bell Tower of The Holy Christ Basilica

One of the historical places of the city. Shkilna and Holovna Str. Crossing, Chernivtsi, Ukraine.

Formerly The Holy Christ Square (around 18th cent.) with the Polish Roman-Catholic basilica of the same name .

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City Hall II

City Hall (1843-1847) in the Central Square (formerly The Market Square, Ringplatz, around 1787). Chernivtsi, Ukraine. Sony NEX-5N, Minolta AF 24-105mm F3.5-4.5 (D)

Jesuits Church

Church of The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Roman Catholic, Chernivtsi, Ukraine.

City Walks

A beautiful lighting on a Vienna Secession building in the Central Square, Chernivtsi, Ukraine

At the City Hall

A beautiful lighting on a Baroque building in the Central Square, Chernivtsi, Ukraine

Chernivtsi

Black and white series from 2012-2014

Manhattan Colors

February-March 2016

Belle Époque

Moderne, Jugendstil, Art Nouveau, Secession, Eclecticism, Neo-Gothic of Belle Époque architecture

Kraków

City, buildings, places of interest

Lublin

City, buildings, places of interest