Went to Turkey for a few days...

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by Boid, Oct 29, 2015.

  1. Boid

    Boid SC All-Pro

    Dec 15, 2011
    Bangalore, India
    Rajiv
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    Across the Bosphorus, Istanbul


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    Cruise ship leaves Kusadasi port

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    Theater at Ephesus ​
     
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  2. pictogramax

    pictogramax SC Top Veteran

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    Aug 18, 2011
    Belgrade, Serbia
    Lovely, all of them. Especially the last one for the composition.
     
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  3. PJacobs

    PJacobs SC Veteran

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    The Netherlands
    Paul
    Wow.. I agree.
    I find nr. 2 sublime.
     
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  4. Ray Sachs

    Ray Sachs SC Legend

    Sep 21, 2010
    Not too far from Philly
    you should be able to figure it out...
    I like 'em all, but that first one is such an excellent compressed view of the water, the mosque, and everything in between... Great stuff. I've been to Istanbul once, almost 35 years ago. I'd love to get back but there are so many other places higher on my list to either get back to or see for the first time - I'm guessing it's not likely to happen. But maybe. Amazing city back then - I'm sure it still is...

    -Ray
     
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  5. Luke

    Luke Super Moderator

    Nov 11, 2011
    Milwaukee, WI USA
    Luke
    very nice, Rajiv. I'm in love with no. 2
     
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  6. What neat shots
     
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  7. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
    Bill Shinnick
    Loads of detail - very nice.
     
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  8. Boid

    Boid SC All-Pro

    Dec 15, 2011
    Bangalore, India
    Rajiv



    Ayasofya Museum
    Shot with a Ricoh GR + Wide angle convertor
    Handheld, braced against pillars and guardrails


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  9. Livnius

    Livnius SC Veteran

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    Jun 3, 2012
    Melbourne. Australia
    Joe
    Very nice mate.
     
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  10. Ripleysbaby

    Ripleysbaby supernatural anesthetist

    Sep 9, 2011
    Cumbria UK
    Garry
    Nice to see a few with the converter. Mine arrived yesterday. Hope I can do as well as these. Although 21 not far from 28 I expect I'll need to relearn composition
     
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  11. nickthetasmaniac

    nickthetasmaniac SC Veteran

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    Jan 20, 2014
    Launceston & Sydney
    Nick Clark
    I love the use of light and dark for the cruise ship shot - fantastic!

    21mm is a surprisingly long way from 28mm!
     
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  12. dalethorn

    dalethorn Guest

    Classic art, new and old, well done!
     
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  13. Boid

    Boid SC All-Pro

    Dec 15, 2011
    Bangalore, India
    Rajiv
    Some black and white edits from Pammukale


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  14. Boid

    Boid SC All-Pro

    Dec 15, 2011
    Bangalore, India
    Rajiv
    It's quite a sizable difference in use. Though I must warn you that the converter has some complex distortion that I find very difficult to correct in post. Also LR doesn't have a profile for it, which makes it particularly hard. Also flares like a *(^^!
     
  15. Petach

    Petach SC All-Pro

    Oct 22, 2011
    UK, Essex
    Peter Tachauer
    Wonderful shots. I went to Istanbul a few years ago and fell deeply in love with it. I will go back in the next year or two I hope. For me, crossing the Bosporus on a ferry was a real bit hit, such an exotic thing to do. Also waking in the hotel listening to the Imams calling Moslems to prayer in the morning. Spine tickling indeed.
     
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  16. xdayv

    xdayv SC Veteran

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    Tacloban City, Philippines
    Dave
    The first post - 2nd pic - the best!