Atlas at New Hermitage, St.Petersburg. Fine-art architectural photography gelatin silver print on Hahnemuhle Torchon 275g watercolor paper, Fomaspeed liquid photographic emulsion, lith-printing process. © Sasha Krasnov, 2016This granite giant, along with his nine brothers, welcomes visitors to the Hermitage Museum in St Pete. Three times bigger than an average person, the atlas is forced to hold the roof of the building on his shoulders for eternity, just like the namesake Titan from Greek mythology.

DESCRIPTION: Silver gelatin fine-art photography print on Hahnemuhle Torchon 275g rough-grained watercolor paper using liquid photographic emulsion.

Sasha Krasnov