Tag Archives: Photography

Place of Apollo.

Patara, Turkey.

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The color [turk]quoise.

Kaş, Kekova, Turkey.

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A sculptor of earth.

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October 10, 2018 · 2:34 pm

Slow steps.

Maïs/Mayas/Megisti/Kastellorizo, Greece.

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Sunflower seeds.

Kaş, Turkey.

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October 7, 2018 · 2:14 am

Rainy days.

İğneada, Kıyıköy, Turkey.

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Hey gidi yayalar.

Rize, Hemşin, Turkey.

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Ubuntu: I am because we are.

Nairobi, Aberdares, Maai Mahiu, Kisumu, Bondo, Kenya.

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Best-kept secrets.

Fener, Balat, Eminönü, Istanbul, Turkey.

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In place of stars.

Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey.

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Neighbors.

Kadıköy, Istanbul, Turkey.

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Spring in the city.

Istanbul, Turkey.

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Ancient footpaths.

Lycian Way: Çıralı, Yanartaş, Olympos, Kaş, Kaputaş, Kalkan, Beycik, Maden, Antalya, Turkey

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Love in the desert.

Pioneertown, Joshua Tree National Park, California.

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Head in the clouds.

Palovit Yayla, Hapivanak Yayla, Yeniköy, and Cimil Yayla, Rize, Turkey.

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Racing the sun across the Bosphorus.

Taksim, Kadıköy, Karaköy, Eminönü, İstanbul, Türkiye.

 

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City center.

Amman, Jordan.

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Planes, trains and automobiles.

Cannon Beach, Seaside, Saddle Mountain, Onetona Gorge, Portland, Oregon and San Francisco, California, United States.

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A crafter of hats.

Ali Amca (Uncle, in Turkish) knows hats better than I know anything, I’m quite sure of it. He’s been making them by hand since he was twelve years old, back when a well-made hat and a well-kept mustache were a requirement for any Turkish gentleman. A visiting Jewish man once liked Ali’s hats so much that he offered to bring him to New York City to make them for the gentlemen on Madison Avenue, but he declined the offer, sure that he’d miss hearing the call to prayer ringing out through the streets five times a day. I met Ali with his big warm smile in his dusty little hat shop while getting lost on a sunny day in an unfamiliar town. We ended up spending the afternoon sipping on tea, looking at photos of good old times and talking about the ways the world has changed. In the 63 years that Ali has been making hats one thing that hasn’t changed too much is his process..each hat stitched together one by one..or the melodic words echoing from the mosque five times a day, of which Ali Amca’s shop is in perfect hearing distance.

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A maker of music.

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September 18, 2016 · 3:26 pm

Lemon-rose tea.

Mostar, Stolac, Bosnia-Herzegovina.