Monthly Archives: November 2010

Panayia Vlaherna Ayazmasi (Meryem Ana)

Panagia of Vlahernon Church, Panayia Vlaherna Meryem Ana Ayazması,  Balat, Istanbul, pentax k10d

Panagia of Vlahernon Church, Panayia Vlaherna Meryem Ana Ayazması, Balat, Istanbul, pentax k10d

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Küçük Ayasofya Camii

Küçük Ayasofya Camii, Istanbul, pentax k10d

Küçük Ayasofya Camii, Istanbul, pentax k10d

The Church of Saints Sergios and Bacchos was built by Justinian before he became emperor in 527. It has the form of a vaulted octagon with niches on the diagonal sides that is envelopped by a ambulatory with two storeys. Originally it formed a double church together with the basilica of St. Peter and Paul that disappeared already in the early middle byzantine time Continue reading

Pickle Seller

Turşu satıcısı, Pickle selling on street, Istanbul, eminönü, pentax k10d

Turşu satıcısı, Pickle selling on street, Istanbul, eminönü, pentax k10d

Bozdoğan kemeri (The Valens Aqueduct)

The Valens Aqueduct, Bozdoğan Kemeri, İstanbul, pentax k10d

The Valens Aqueduct, Bozdoğan Kemeri, İstanbul, pentax k10d

The Valens Aqueduct (Turkish: Bozdoğan Kemeri, meaning “Aqueduct of the grey falcon” was the major water-providing system of medieval Constantinople (modern Istanbul, in Turkey). Being the oldest aqueduct in Istanbul, Valens has served the city for more than 15 centuries as its most important water source. Restored by several Ottoman Sultans, it is one of the most important landmarks of the city.

Fatih, Hafiz Ahmed Paşa Camii (Hafiz Ahmed Pasha Mosque)

Hafız Ahmed Paşa Camii, Hafiz Ahmed Pasha Mosque, Fatih-Istanbul, pentax k10d

Hafız Ahmed Paşa Camii, Hafiz Ahmed Pasha Mosque, Fatih-Istanbul, pentax k10d

small and historical mosque at Fatih district with a fantastic garden. Continue reading

Ahırkapı Akbıyık Camii (Akbiyik Mosque)

Akbıyık Camii, Akbiyik Mosque, Ahırkapı-İstanbul, pentax k10d

Akbıyık Camii, Akbiyik Mosque, Ahırkapı-İstanbul, pentax k10d

I am learning to use my new lens (Tamron 28-75/2.8) Continue reading

Wherever you stand, be the soul of that place “Molla Gürani Camii “

Molla Gürani Camii,  Vefa, Istanbul, pentax k10d

Molla Gürani Camii, Vefa, Istanbul, pentax k10d

Molla Gürani is a old mosque converted from church.  I’ve included  some 2010 photos . Continue reading

Hançerli Rum Kilisesi

Hançerli Rum Kilisesi, Ayvansaray, Istanbul, pentax k10d

Hançerli Rum Kilisesi, Ayvansaray, Istanbul, pentax k10d

old Greek (Orthodox) Church from Ayvansaray region.  I’m sharing some photos church’s street. Continue reading

Emir Buhari Tekkesi

Emir Buhari Tekkesi, Ayvansaray, Istanbul, pentax k10d

Emir Buhari Tekkesi, Ayvansaray, Istanbul, pentax k10d

some photos from 2009, restoration of Emir Buhari’s Tekkias Continue reading

Hagia Sophia, the Secret Language

Hagia Sophia Museum, Ayasofya müzesi

Hagia Sophia Museum, Ayasofya müzesi

magic lights of Hagia Sophia Museum at Sultanahmet Square, Istanbul. I ‘ve used pentax k10d and pentax 15 mm/f4 ltd lens.

Secret Language

Every part of you has a secret language Continue reading