I mentioned in the notes to the photograph that I posted two days ago titled ‘Against the flow’ that the people in the picture were coming and going from one of Istanbul’s Sunday markets at the southern end of the Galata Bridge. This shot was taken looking over a small part of one of the markets (where they are selling clothes and shoes). I was shooting into the sun, but I thought the semi-silhouettes of the mosques on the hill made a nice backdrop.
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cessy (13647) 2005-08-28 9:58
very nice capture of this sunday market, David
the crowds, beautiful architectures behind, and you captured the atmosphere very well and well composed
kevinos (7517) 2005-08-29 0:25
Wow! A stunning picture David.Wonderful colour and a wondeful sense of excitement.It gives a great feel for the life of thi great city. regards Kevin
mlopes (494) 2005-09-01 9:56
:) great photo, now i understand where did all the people from the previous photo went... shopping :)
Nice pov with the mosque in the background, the light is a little harsh but you managed it well.
pamastro (7290) 2005-09-22 23:46
Now that's busy. I love busy market scenes because I like walking through busy markets. There's an energy with the sounds and sights and smells throughout and this has all of that easily accessible. I can imagine it in full life in all the hustle and bustle. And what a great background with so much atmosphere conveyed with the mosques on the hills.