The photographs of Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii (1863-1944) offer a vivid portrait of a lost world - the Russian Empire on the eve of World War I and the coming revolution. In the early 1900s, he developed an ingenious technique of taking colour photographs. The same object was captured in black and white on glass plate negatives, using red, green and blue filters. He then presented these images in colour in slide lectures using a light-projection system.Supported by Tsar Nicholas II, between 1909 and 1915, Prokudin-Gorskii completed surveys of eleven regions of Russia, traveling in a specially equipped railroad car. His subjects ranged from the medieval churches and monasteries, to the railroads and factories of an emerging industrial power, to the daily life and work of Russia's diverse population.In 1918, after the revolution, Prokudin-Gorskii went into exile, taking with him only
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Yesterday (9/21/2012), was historic day. Space Shuttle Endeavour flew its last flight piggyback on Boeing 747 to become museum in LA. Sad... Here is few my pictures from Shuttle flyover on beautiful Golden Gate bridge.