A daily life in a traditanol coffe shop.
Middle eastern cities in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries to the present day some traditional cafes in Turkish cities are caled "kirathane"(qira'at-khane) reading rooms, indicating the function of reading newspapers and pamphlets, perhaps aloud (they are now mostly games rooms). These constituted an important element of the emerging "public sphere" in those cities.
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daddo (26126) 2012-01-09 2:54
Merhaba Atilgan. Wonderful study of concentration.Lovely light falling on the man's face and headscarf. Nice POV as if we are sitting at the game and waiting for the next move. Selamlar. Klaudio.
BennyV (14695) 2012-01-09 3:58
Great dof to isolate the man so focussed on his cards. Great blurred bg too. I don't like the hand at bottom right and think the picture would be better with either more OR less of the other card players in the frame.
Sharpness and colour balance are very good.
Thanks for sharing.
GFSSD-1 (3916) 2012-01-09 12:08
İfade ve anlatım harika, tebrikler. Arkaplandaki oluşumlar daha sade, denge oluşturucu olabilirmiş, yani ayakta duran adam olmasa demek istedim.
en iyi dilekler
TRB (13930) 2012-01-09 14:31
Kompozisyon ve pozlama mükemmel.
dale54 (6782) 2012-01-12 4:14
hi atilgan,vey nice pic,very nicely taken too,i have to say i like the look on the mans face,very good light!tfs! dr
ghost_man (1006) 2012-01-14 8:22
Bu mekanı çok iyi biliyorum. Üst kattan tüm avluyu çekebileceğiniz bir çalışmanız mümkün mü acaba?
willperrett (8775) 2012-01-16 0:44
I am always drawn to street scenes of people engaging in their everyday activities, and this is a good example. The intense expression of concentration is well caught: this is a competitive sport, after all! And the sense of life going on all round is an important element: I suppose you could have framed closer on the card player, but I think you would have lost an important element in the composition.
siudzi (34141) 2012-01-16 13:06
Excellent human study! Like a lot the way you have seen and presented that moment. Very well done. Thanks for sharing.
Angshu (56676) 2012-01-17 20:12
Good sharp focus on the man in the far end! Possibly you could have gone a bit to the right to avoid the OOF back of the man in the near FG, or to the left to avoid the OOF hand. A good portrait shot with good colours
CLODO (32556) 2012-01-18 2:38
Good catch of an everyday situation, well focused on the man who does not noticed you and so remains natural.
SteveH (6247) 2012-01-27 21:18
Merhaba Atilgan, Very evocative shot, just how I remember Turkish cafes to be. I wonder about cropping some of the man on the left and the top, putting your main subject more off centre and losing the slightly distracting purple colour? Cheers, Steve
quillo (11850) 2012-02-07 11:19
Hola Atilgan ...
A good job definition of color and
a scene of everyday life in Sanliurfa,
I like the expression of the man who plays cards.
Saludos y feliz noche.
batalay (37205) 2012-02-21 9:22
Kirathane havasini çok güzel yakalamissiniz. Ben tavla oyniyanlari iyi hatirliyorum, acaba bu hangi kart oyunudur? Herhalde poker oynamazlar.
Sevgi ve saygilarimla,
sacavem (18620) 2012-02-22 9:31
Very nicely captured and composed shot from a very good POV.
Good work to capture this image.A daily life in a traditional coffee shop,well represented here.
abmdsudi (47646) 2012-03-07 5:35
You've captured an excellent expression! and it's the intensity of concentration of his look says alot about the sheer determination, the strongest point of this shot. So much character and feeling and shallow dof has brought out the detail superbly without intrusion, a great street candid of everyday life. Great clarity and colors as well, Good effort.
kato (11630) 2012-03-07 9:31
This is an interesting daily life shot, so it's ompressive to see the spectacle that playing to card game at coffee shop. He is playing it with serious face. It's intersting in traditional scarf on head, too. It draws out well the atmosphere of this place from entire imsge. Good composition and excellent tone/clarity.
siolaw (38292) 2012-03-10 4:11
A well taken slice of daily life with selective focus adding good depth to the scene. The view on the other table gives context to the scene.
ikeharel (63925) 2012-03-12 9:46
Good evening Atilgan,
A perfect sharpness and good light applied here, we see clearly the details on the cards...
Good face's expression and his concetration on the game.
iainsp (2630) 2012-03-15 4:30
A lovely portrait. You have captured the mood of relaxction and concentration that is part of any card game. Wondeful details on the man's face.
Thanks and regards, Iain
kordinator (20235) 2012-03-21 2:42
Nice focus on the man and fine blurred background.
Excellent light and sharpness.
jusninasirun (17162) 2012-03-22 5:06
Nice focus and beautiful light of this man in deep concentration with cards in hand. I like his attire with head scarf with very nice texture. Thanks and kind regards.
- Copyright: ATILGAN CAVLI (cavli) (1876)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-12-11
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Nikon D5000, Sigma 50-200mm F:4-5.6 HSM DC
- Exposure: f/4.8, 1/15 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-01-09 1:14