The Neva River and Hermitage Museum set an elegant backdrop for a young couple as they celebrate their wedding. In 2008, Russia officially instituted Family Day as a public holiday, encouraging family stability and lasting marriages in order to combat everything from its rampant divorce rate, domestic violence, child abuse and high number of abortions.
St Petersburg – Photo Tip

Street photography is the best way to portray a city

Photo by Frans Lemmens

St Petersburg – Photo Tip Street photography is the best way to portray a city

Street photography is the best way to understand and portray a city like St Petersburg and is certainly one of the things that I enjoy doing most; seeing what’s happening, what people are up to, how they live, and then trying to capture those moments.

Frans Lemmens
Frans Lemmens Travel Photographer
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Couples celebrate their marriage on the bank of the Neva river. Photo by Frans Lemmens

Frans Lemmens

Frans Lemmens

Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II

Aperture
ƒ/16/1
Exposure
1/250
ISO
800
Focal
17/1 mm

Couples celebrate their marriage on the bank of the Neva river.

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