Since last 29th May I was on a four days trip in differet cities of South-East Turkey.
Hystorycally also known as Mesopotamia whre the rivers Tigris and Euphrates meets each other.
This capture was been made in one of the closed markets of Gaziantep. This boy (he is only 9) has to work in his fathers workshop and prepares thos wooden barrels. People hang them on trees and use to make a very refreshing drink in summer times called Ayran. It's diluated yoghurt and quite refreshing.
Bu kare de bu dizinin onbirinc karesi. Gaziantep'in çok sayıdaki kapalı çarşısından birisinde, 9 yaşında bir delikanlı babasına ait dükkanda ayran yayıklarını zımparalıyor !
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Silvio1953 (119497) 2014-06-12 5:48
Ciao Mesut, great serie for you, lovely composition with Young man at work, excellent clarity, wonderful colors and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
clic (14712) 2014-06-12 8:10
A touching report indeed that features an hearty boy working for his family instead of playing on those electronic appalling gizmos.
Lot of varied goods for sale seen on shelves, including a replica of my grandmother's meat grinder!
Your street scenery prompts food for thought.
Noel_Byrne (22691) 2014-06-12 9:18
Another fine candid portrait, showing the life of the city in really fine detail. Sometimes in big cities it is hard to see the lives of people for the enormity and bustle of the places, but a scene like this freezes the moment forever. An important historical document and a very fine photo.
Thanks as always
umutlu101 (13475) 2014-06-12 9:52
sanki zaman tünelindeyiz
en eski mesleklerin her zamanki halleri bunlar
güzel bir arsiv olacak gelecek nesillere
dale54 (6543) 2014-06-12 11:22
mesut hello..like this people shot,you give us here.wonderful capture as he's hard at work,pleasing crop too! dale
jjcordier (75086) 2014-06-12 22:53
Très bonne photo de ce très jeune fabriquant de tonneaux.Ta série sur ces métiers pratiqués dans la rue est très intéressante.
emka (76255) 2014-06-12 23:18
Hello Mesut, Nice stredet scene from Gaziantep, excellent series. Fine candid shot.
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COSTANTINO (53603) 2014-06-15 9:28
Hello dear Mesut
I love shots of this kind with simplicity
and delicacy I like seeing sceneries
from the past because everything is
so modern in our days
thanks for your idea presenting
faces and fates
have a nice new week
Glint (6165) 2014-06-27 13:35
You have chosen a good title for this series of interesting pictures. There is lots of interest to see here. But nine years old seems very young to be working. I guess his family needs his help though. You have handled the bright light very well.
I have never visited Turkey and your photos encourage me to think about taking a trip there.
fritzi007 (4103) 2014-06-27 14:39
sehr gutes Foto, sehr gute Bildschärfe, sehr gutes Thema, ich bin begeistert von deiner Arbeit, gratuliere dir herzlich!
Wünsch dir eine gute Zeit
- Copyright: Mesut Ilgim (mesutilgim) (82206)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2014-05-30
- Categories: Artwork, Event, Decisive Moment
- Camera: Nikon D 5000, AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED, 2GB Sandisk Ultra II
- Exposure: f/5.7, 1/450 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-06-12 2:50