Taken in the small resort island Avsa in the Marmara sea. Once a beloved destination for citizens of İstanbul who did not want to go too far away from İstanbul.
This cute little girl sits in the window of her parents house and enjoys the early hours of the day.
Also scanned from a b&w print.
Bu kareyi de 40 sene evvel Avşa Araplar köyünde çekmişim.Bu küçük kız çocuğu kaldıkları evin penceresine oturmuş keyif çatıyor.
Henüz afyonu patlamamış.
Bu kare de siyah & beyaz bir baskıdan tarandı.
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Apurba20 (984) 2014-01-31 1:31
Dear Mesut, love the facial expression captured so well. Apurba
chrislo (4097) 2014-01-31 2:09
A fine portrait of this charming young lady. There seems to be a hint of sadness in her expression. I like the freshness and spontaneity of the scene, very well caught in your composition. The BG window makes an excellent frame to the model. Well done.
daddo (27030) 2014-01-31 2:45
Selam Mesut. Sweet little girl perched on the windowsill, like a little bird.Now she would be over 40 years of age. A fleeting moment in time and of a Turkey that is no longer. Best wishes. Klaudio.
point-blank (156) 2014-01-31 3:01
Brilliant composition of cute little angel! Love the use of window to create frame withing frame illusion. Brilliant!
bostankorkulugu (42452) 2014-01-31 3:08
ne güzel kareymiş bu... çerçeve içinde çerçeve çok şık...
pazar görüşmek üzere ;)...
ps: mankenler gelecek diye ipek'e söylemedim :P ...
jhm (155358) 2014-01-31 4:25
Sorry, my hard disk was crashed, I have three days without PC, I nothing could use.
These old picture do my think to my youth but in 1974 was my son bigger that this young girl.
Always pleasure for to find in your archives a pleasant souvenir
Nice presentation, pleasant picture.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice weekend,
BennyV (18161) 2014-01-31 4:59
A fine bl/w picture with great ambience, certainly worthy of its second life here! Great scan quality too. Thanks for posting this one, Mesut. Have a fine weekend.
RhodieIke (11744) 2014-01-31 5:02
Great image of this young girl sitting against this old window and frame, super in B@W and even more fantastic as its from a old print. Well done, Tfs,
timecapturer (49288) 2014-01-31 5:21
another beautiful study. This has a real sense of innocence and fragility about it. She is a grown up lady now and I bet would love this shot if you could find her. Wonderfully transferred into digital.
Enjoy the weekend - B.
serp2000 (44726) 2014-01-31 5:39
My congratulations! Superb art work! I take off my hat... Impressive graphic of the b&w photo! Thanks! 40 years ago... I think this girl is already grandmother today... But this portrait shows us so unforgettable moment.
Sergiom (82931) 2014-01-31 5:40
Elle ne date pas d'hier cette photo. Déjà quarante années se sont écoulées.J'aime le sérieux de la jeune fille et la pose qu'elle prend.Dire qu'elle a probablement ses propres enfants aujourd'hui.
mohammad_H (10038) 2014-01-31 7:15
Portrait of attractive gaze
Great frame and very nice
Have a nice evening
danos (99890) 2014-01-31 10:17
really a very old photo with the little girl to be in our days a 50 years old woman.Good the portrait as the innocence of her face.
Have a good weekend,danos
Noel_Byrne (32108) 2014-01-31 10:39
A wonderful portrait, and perfect choice in B&W, it seems to suit the girls expression so well. Her seating position confused me a little at first, but I can understand it now. The framing of the subject and window are really beautifully seen.
Thanks as always
jjcordier (79297) 2014-01-31 22:21
Un très beau noir et blanc que tu as judicieusement remis au goût du jour. Jolie pose!
annjackman (21899) 2014-02-01 1:16
This is a very charming scan of an old photograph. Her position on the window ledge and her wistful look are superb. How clever to use the natural framing of the window. Very well done and thanks so much for sharing this.
Kind Regards, Ann
mkamionka (38415) 2014-02-01 2:18
beautiful child photo. I admire most of all the amazing quality, This photo is almost as old as I am and you managed to scan it without any flaws. Excellent effect, very well done,
willperrett (11294) 2014-02-02 11:00
Missed this one. Great high-key image, 40 years on. I wonder what she's doing now?
worldcitizen (8860) 2014-02-02 12:13
What a beautiful child! This view is almost forty years old, but it looks as fresh as if it were taken yesterday. I like the way she is perched on the window. The background is simple and attractive. Very nice framing, and the choice of B/W is perfect for the mood of this photo.
Gigidusud (21151) 2014-02-07 13:34
Beautiful portrait of the little girl with a nice B&W version. I like the BG window too. Well done!
Have a nice Week-end.
ourania (47858) 2014-02-08 7:34
Hello dear Mesut,
a lovely portrait of the pensive little girl, a picture that looks natural and artistic at the same time. I like very much the window of her house as a backdrop and her intriguing pose, as if she was wondering what to do next. Her face and hands stand out superbly and the softness of the grey tones is delightful. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a great weekend,
PS Thank you so much for the lovely story you sent me about the wonderful craftsman you had the pleasure to be friends with! You took an unforgettable portrait of him.
holmertz (55029) 2014-02-09 7:10
This is a lovely portrait of the girl sitting very pleasantly in the window. It is a well made scan with nicely kept tones and good sharpness. This latest series of B&W oldies contains some real gems. I will take an immediate look at more of them.
macjake (69831) 2014-02-11 15:54
looking at this scene I can't help but wonder what this little girl is doing now, she's now 40+ years old.
I wonder what she made of her life, and perhaps had children of her own?
She would love to have this photo of herself!
very sweet shot taken with the window.
- Copyright: Mesut Ilgim (mesutilgim) (95834)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Black & White
- Date Taken: 1974-08-18
- Categories: Daily Life, Decisive Moment
- Camera: Rolleiflex 6x6 /twinreflex, Kodak 100 ASA
- Exposure: f/11, 1/60 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-01-31 0:47