A street scene in the guesthouse section of Sultanahmet in Istanbul. I liked the 3 red Turkish flags against the blue sky.
"The flag of Turkey (Turkish: Türk bayrağı) (meaning: Turkish flag) is a red flag with a white crescent moon and a star in its centre. The flag is called Ay-yıldız (moon-star) or Al bayrak (red flag). The Turkish flag is referred to as Al sancak (red banner) in the Turkish national anthem.
The flag uses the same symbols of the latest Ottoman flag, adopted in 1844 with the Tanzimat reforms in the Ottoman Empire. The geometric proportions of the flag were legally standardised with the Turkish Flag Law in 1936 during the republic period of Turkey."
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jemaflor (80880) 2013-03-14 0:12
Well framed, good angle with all these flags, good effect too with the light, interesting depth with the perspective of the stret.
emka (73437) 2013-03-14 0:14
Hi Chris, Interesting row of red Turkish flags. They contrast beautifully with the blue sky. Nicely composed picture.
In October I go to Istanbul (but earlier to Brisbane :))
jjcordier (73378) 2013-03-14 0:16
Joli effet créé par ces drapeaux flottant dans l'air devant ces façades colorées bien éclairées.
Royaldevon (26629) 2013-03-14 0:30
The flags make an eye-catching symbol and create a sense of movement as they have obviously been caught by the wind. In association with the receding buildings, their diminishing size, creates a good sense of perspective.
Have a lovely day,
lousat (72509) 2013-03-14 2:17
Hi Chris,the perspective is really beautiul as the use of backligt so wel lmanaged,a very nice and original composition whit the best bright red of the turkish flags.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
snunney (79823) 2013-03-14 3:31
The flags help give depth and perspective to the street. I like the light and shadow play and the pastel tones offered by the foreground façades.
Graal (95415) 2013-03-14 4:12
amazing theme, good captured. Nice view of row the Turkish flag over the street. Good vertical composition. Photo is well done.
Have a nice day.
pierrefonds (55022) 2013-03-14 4:26
The line up of the turkish flags is giving depth and perspective to the composition. The point of view is showing the details and colors of the architecture of the buildings. The good luminosity is making the colors to stand out. Have a nice day.
timecapturer (45321) 2013-03-14 4:27
a shot that I am sure will delight all out Turkish TE friends. It is a creative and original image that works really well in this context. Excellent use of the perspective, vertical lines of the colourful buildings and lamp to give the shot impact.
Regards - Brian.
jhm (135336) 2013-03-14 5:30
This is festivity with the fouir flags high above the street.
We see almost not the threads of the flags, this gives a specialy effect. Excellent daily life picture, taken with excellent sharpness and clarity.
A nice presentation, TFS.
Sergiom (54757) 2013-03-14 6:08
J'aime beaucoup ce cadrage vertical et la contre plongée qui offre de l'ampleur et de la profondeur à l'ensemble. Les couleurs sont bien rendues malgré le contre jour.
TRB (13563) 2013-03-14 10:30
Çok güzel bir bakış açısı, bayrakların etkisi süper.
netliği, renkleri, ışığı ve pozlaması ile mükemmel.
rychem (19523) 2013-03-14 10:45
Three red flags taken against the blue sky are very eyecatching, nice light and perspective of the street
Miguel82 (20494) 2013-03-14 11:40
Nice street scene Chris
Looks like Tunisian flag
Fine colors, good sharpness and exposition
Both shadow and light in your picture
Have a good evening
Silvio1953 (116177) 2013-03-14 14:03
Ciao Chris, lovely composition with turkish flags, wonderful colors, excellent perspective and splendid light, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio
mesutilgim (80178) 2013-03-15 5:14
You still continue to warm up my heart with wonderfull captures from my homecountry and homecity.
This one is also very well observed and captured.
The red flags adds a very cpecial taste to the scenery.
TFS and have a nice weekend
Cricri (101585) 2013-03-15 11:32
contente de vous revoir, un peu de ma faute j'ai stopper les envois de émails des favoris,quand je suis partie en Suisse et je ne l'ai pas réactiver....sorry
Une belle lumière de votre séjour en Turquie, bon contraste et perspective des drapeaux
delpeoples (52543) 2013-03-15 23:53
An excellent street scene, beautifully coloured and composed. The vertical frame is well-chosen and I like how you've used the flags to shield the camera from the sun. I also like the slightly raised POV.
Thanks for sharing, have a great weekend
agjika (3616) 2013-08-11 3:39
The exposure in this photo is perfect. I love the way you have capture the waving flags. The colour also are splendind
Thanks for sharing
- Copyright: Chris Jules (ChrisJ) (94806)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-02-07
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Nikon D 90, Polarizing Filter
- Exposure: f/13.0, 1/160 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-03-13 23:58