Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Name: Yulia Sulzhenko
Profession: Construction Engineer
How long have you been doing photography? 10 years
What style or genre most interests you? Street, landscape, portrait, documentary.
Can you give us a short description of your city? Where is it located? What is it famous for? Tyumen is the largest oblast in Russia. Tyumen the city is the capital of western Siberia. According to legend, it was founded in 1586 by Yermak.
What are some things that only locals would know about the city?
Which places or sites are a must for someone to see if they visit your city?
Lada cars are still everywhere.Yulia Sulzhenko | @photogella
Along the river.Yulia Sulzhenko | @photogella
Playing outside once the weather is warmer.Yulia Sulzhenko | @photogella
You have to get your laps in, even in Tyumen.Yulia Sulzhenko | @photogella
It just goes on and on in Siberia.Yulia Sulzhenko | @photogella
Snow. Icicles. The usual thing.Yulia Sulzhenko | @photogella
There are many interesting episodes in Tyumen history concerning Lenin. During the war, his body was evacuated to here from Moscow. His sarcophagus arrived in Tyumen on July 10, 1941 and was stored in the building of the agricultural college. In addition, in 1979 the tallest bronze monument honoring Lenin – 15.5 meters – was constructed in Tyumen.Yulia Sulzhenko | @photogella