- Andrei Mikhailov, 33, toured his native St Petersburg to take the incredible series of arty photographs
- Pictures feature buildings Winter Palace, Palace Square, Alexander Column and Peter and Paul Fortress
- Man behind the lens said: ‘I love photography and my camera is always with me. I am inspired by the city.’
An amateur photographer has captured Russia in a good light in a stunning set of sunset snaps from across one of the country’s most iconic cities.
Andrei Mikhailov, 33, toured his native St Petersburg to take the photographs that appear more like paintings from an ancient book of fairy tales than the second-largest city in Russia.
Among his arty pictures is an old sailing ship in St Petersburg’s harbour and famous buildings such as the…