Today we have an interesting selection of photos from the competition which each month is held by Russian website photosite.ru. Each month they keep a contest for the best submitted photos and the photographers submit them. Some of
the photos are really stunning, like this one on top is not a painting but a photo made this winter near St. Petersburg by Eduard Gordeev and is called "Boat Sedov thru the frosty myst". We have more like this inside!
New MI-17 helicopters require pilots with new skills so the helicopter factory in Ulyanovsk, where those copters are made opened a training center with MI-17 simulations consisting of real world MI cockpit and many other parts that come from real helicopters
which gets mixed with immersive high resolution projectors which create a presence effect and other high tech stuff. Armen, the blogger has got chance to visit a place and made those photos, so let's take a look how it looks and "flies":
Armahema can be called a Banksy of Russian urban bloggers - he is always on a track to some forbidden highly guarded places. What differs him from many others that he often visits the places that even not yet abandoned but fully active and guarded. He gets in there like in his own house, turns the lights on
and makes those awesome photos showing the objects like they are. Then leaves and publishes his photos. This time Armahema went to one of the active bomb shelters. He doesn't like put much text with his photos, probably due to security reasons. So here is his photo set and no comments.
One Russian dad told this story: "When I was a kid, my dad has made me a New Year costume (in Russia children sometimes dress for New Year party like in Helloween). This was not a regular costume, but one of a Russian cavalerist - Hussar. Then when I went to the school I
was a hero - half of school came to see my costume, students and teachers, all alike flocked to touch it, ask where did I get it etc. Now I have a little boy son and I wanted to do something similar. So I made this". What did he make? Let's see inside!
"What photos people make in Pripyat or Chernobyl? Usually those are some well known land marks you can see on every photo - abandoned amusement park, a movie theater etc. All those landmarks are in one place and usually Chernobyl tours don't let people wander somewhere else. However personally I was always interesting in some "underground" Chernobyl life - places where you
could see day-to-day life of the people back in year 1986 (when the power plant exploded). So today during our trip to Pripyat we will go to these residential areas and will see the forests which has grown on the city lawns and other things", says Maxim, the visitor of the Pripyat area. Would you like to see this too? Then welcome inside!
Remember those guys who sneaked illegally into St.Petersburg largest civil airport and wandered there, touching the planes and stuff? Now same group of guys made another trespassping endeavor, now into the nuclear
power station near same city - St. Petersburg. They were able to climb the huge chimneys and even get into the reactor building and make everywhere photos, selfies etc. We have some photos inside!
Maybe you remember there was a group of Russian guys who climbed Dubai towers one day? They bypassed all security and sneaked on to the roofs of the tallest buildings in the country, taking breathtaking shots. We now know their names - the leader of the group is Vitali Raskalov, he became instantly popular after publishing all these crazy photos and videos and it seems that there was no roof too high for him to climb in Russia. He was even on the stars on top of those Stalin Seven
Sisters buildings one day, so we thought there is nothing he can do to surprise his audience. However, a few days ago he published some new photos, and once again, these ones are breaking what we previously thought to be impossible. Those daredevils, Vitali and his friends, has travelled to New York City and illegally trespassed on some of the most famous and tallest buildings of the city to take selfies on top of them. Here we have the whole set!