Taken with my friend Aydin Erel 'erel' of the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge on the Bosphorous. This one is the second one built on the Bosphorous between the Asian and European parts of Istanbul. It is longer and bigger than the first one built. Unfortunately it is not illuminated.
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Blairfraser (849) 2008-04-27 7:09
This is a really good picture. I think you have taken this at a great time, just as it was getting darker. Also your good exposure adds a really nice effect to the lights of the cars.
rodgerg (55767) 2008-04-27 7:25
A superb view of this bridge. Good POV and great light in the night.
snunney (84887) 2008-04-27 7:29
The trails of the vehicle lights more than make up for the lack of illumination on the bridge. Excellent point of view. The exposure is very well managed taking full advantage of the fading daylight. Very nice tones and superb clarity.
polpo56 (15134) 2008-04-27 7:42
beautiful night shot, whit bridge and its lights in fronplane.
yedirenk (11244) 2008-04-27 9:42
Merhaba Salvator bey,
Harika zamanlama ve muhteşem bir ışık ve renk cümbüşü.istanbul rüya gibi görünüyor.aşağıdaki soğuk mavi tonları ile üstte sıcak günbatımı tonları ve ortada akıp giden ışıklar enfes.saatlerce bakılabilecek bir kare.bakış açınız ve kadrajda süper.emeğinize sağlık.selamlar.
Budapestman (82620) 2008-04-27 10:12
Great shot with very spectacular composition. Lights are beautiful and the details are fantastic. Very well done! Have a nice evening,
TGULUMSER (13252) 2008-04-27 10:13
Salvator Bey merhaba,
Kopruyu cok guzel bir saatte cekmissiniz. Renkler ve isiklar olaganustu guzel.
berek (39521) 2008-04-27 11:12
keyifli mavi ve güzel gece çekimi. bakış açısıda başarılı eline sağlık. selamlar.
erel (11888) 2008-04-27 13:28
arkadaşım İşte arelin kaçırdığı kare,kadrajı ,renkleri ve netliğiyle olağanüstü bir kare ustaca. BRAVOO.. EREL
veyselk (0) 2008-04-27 13:34
merhaba salvator abi
istanbul istanbul olalı görmedi boyle güzel kare desem yalan olmaz heralde...
çok çok guzel bir çekim abi... diyecek başka bir şey yok
lilimih33 (9918) 2008-04-27 14:33
Beautiful night picture and very nice point of view!
Great star effect!
kiwi_explorer (12209) 2008-04-27 17:30
Very dynamic composition ... great POV using a slow speed to capture the movement of the traffic. I also like the starlight effects on the lights. Very good lighting management ... well composed. Excellent work! tfs
jusninasirun (17160) 2008-04-27 20:49
Hello Salvator. Nice perspectives of this bridge captured at the blue hour. The sky have beautiful tone with the light from the buildings makes a great impact to the shot. Thanks for sharing and best regards. Jusni
zeca (19762) 2008-04-27 21:05
Very nice shot, Salvator. The exposition is very good! I specially like the blue waters and that flag on the background.
albertz (2468) 2008-04-28 0:38
Excellent shot Salvator, i like the effect of the car lights in a slow shutter, the blue color of the river and those buildings from below is pleasing to the eye. Beautiful bridge you got here.
Greeting from Thailand,
hatti52 (12786) 2008-04-28 2:12
sahane gece cekimi
jemaflor (85476) 2008-04-28 4:00
great result at this hour, a perfect blue hour shot, bravo ! Nice diagonal with the bridge.
batalay (35743) 2008-04-28 5:55
You've chosen a spectacular vantage point to photograph the "second bridge." Presumably, you are on the Anadolu side, looking down at the bridge (or am I reversed?) Fabulous shot, a 5-second exposure appears to have been ideal. The streaks of head light and tail lights are well exposed. There is the beautiful "saray" below the bridge.
Sevgi ve selamlar,
alibasarir (15580) 2008-04-28 7:32
merhaba salvator bey
çok güzel bir açıdan kadraja almışsınız köprüyü.özellikle uzun pozlamanın yarattığı ışıklardaki yıldız efekti nefis görünüyor.ayrıca gökyüzünün renk tonuda çok güzel elinize sağlık.
jonathan_hart (21274) 2008-04-28 9:43
impressive control of the light, very well done, excellent tones in the sky, beautiful POV
hergi (4541) 2008-04-28 11:30
Tek kelimeyle mütişşş.. pozlamanın etkisiyle ışıkların yıldız yıldız olması, mavilikk, araç ışıkları muazzam.
keribar (43841) 2008-04-28 21:00
You know everybody is not agreeing about the necessity to illuminate the other bridge, and some think it is much better with natural lights than with this array of strong colors. Anyway, I like this one especially because I discover the place at this advanced hour of the day, and the balance between all elements is so good. I am not sure about the deep blue of the Bosphorus, a bit too turquoise, but ı am very sure about the sky, the pasisng traffic and the old building.
Best - Izzet
Rosa (0) 2008-05-03 16:04
Excellente prise presque a l'heure bleu, jolie vue sur ce magnifique pont illuminé.
les couleurs sont superbes et une tres bonne nettete,
Henryk_Bilor (20799) 2008-05-04 14:18
Amazing evening capture. Great lights, colours and perspective.
Felip (3907) 2008-08-21 1:10
Incredible image of the two continents bridge, colours are fantastic, dign to appear in a travel's book.
Have a nice day
- Copyright: Salvator Barki (salvator) (19102)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2008-04-23
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Canon EOS 1Ds MkII, Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM, B+W 77 mm Slim UV 010 1x
- Exposure: f/13.0, 5 seconds
- Details: Tripod: Yes
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2008-04-27 7:04