Utterly fascinating photos of Imperial Russia

Captured: Russia in Color

An absolutely amazing collection of photos taken by Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii in 1910-1915 through Russia.

What struck me was how similar things seem to know. The colour of the grass and soil, rather obviously, is completely the same as that in the woods 20 meters from my front door.

I get a real sense of looking at modernity, just a modernity that existed 100 years ago.

Go to the Denver Post and have a look.