Item #135 | Sunrise From The Top Of Mt. Zakhar Berkut

Sunrise From The Top Of Mt. Zakhar Berkut by Sergey Melnikoff, a.k.a. MFF

  • Location: The Carpathian Mountains, Ukraine
  • Year: 2013
  • Camera: Fuji Panorama GX617 / 105mm Lens

Product Details:

  • Size: 70,9” x 23,6” (180 × 60 cm) or Customizable
  • Material: UltraHD Photo Print Under 5 mm Thick Acrylic Glass
  • Special Gift: Personalized ‘Good Samaritan‘ Wall Plaque
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  • Support a Worthy Cause: By purchasing this beautiful photography, you are directly supporting the Mother Teresa International Rehabilitation Center. Your contribution aids Ukrainian children impacted by the ongoing military actions of the Russian army. Thank you for your generosity and compassion!


Each piece of MELNIKOFF artwork available in our charity shop retains its uniqueness and artistic value. Produced at our facility in Kyiv, these acrylic glass photographs offer you the opportunity to own an exquisite work of art by one of the world’s renowned photographers. Additionally, each piece serves as a historical memento created in Ukraine during the war.


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Sunrise From The Top Of Mt. Zakhar Berkut by Sergey Melnikoff

Nestled in the Ukrainian Carpathians, the mountain of Zakhar Berkut stands tall at just over 4,000 feet (1242 m). Despite its modest height, the cold piercing wind on this mountain is enough to make you feel like you are standing at one of the Earth’s poles.
One particularly harsh January morning in 2013, American photographer Sergey Melnikoff, also known as MFF, captured an incredible panoramic shot of the sunrise from the top of Zakhar Berkut. The photograph depicts a strong wind rapidly driving multi-layered clouds, painted in different colors of the solar spectrum. Every minute, the clouds change their ghostly outlines, resembling various fantastic scenes. They rush so close that it seems you can reach out and touch them with your hand. As the glow of the rising sun illuminates the sky, it paints the clouds with incredible colors, making for a breathtaking sight.
Zakhar Berkut is a testament to the majesty of nature. The mountain range is home to a diverse range of flora and fauna, making it a popular destination for hikers and nature enthusiasts. The trails vary in difficulty, catering to both beginners and seasoned hikers. Regardless of your expertise, the views from the top of Zakhar Berkut are sure to leave you in awe.
While the mountain range is a must-visit for adventurers, it also offers a peaceful retreat for those seeking solace from the fast-paced city life. The fresh mountain air and breathtaking panoramic views create the perfect setting for relaxation and rejuvenation.
In conclusion, the mountain of Zakhar Berkut in the Ukrainian Carpathians is a stunning example of natural beauty. Its breathtaking panoramic views, diverse trails, and peaceful surroundings make it an ideal destination for adventurers and those seeking a retreat. So, pack your bags and embark on a journey to Zakhar Berkut, where nature’s beauty awaits you.

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