30 Minutes in the Life April: Istanbul Streets

Over the last couple of years I have been attending a local photo club here in Istanbul. One of the best things about being a member is the chance to wander around interesting neighbourhoods with friends who understand why you are going so very slowly, or lurking on a corner. This week our trek was just on the other side of the Golden Horn (over the metro bridge) from us, in Ayvansaray. I have to admit that we walked for more than 30 minutes, and then went for lahmacun and soup in Balat. The morning was definitely another brick in the affection I am building for this complex, chaotic city.

This post is part of the 30 Minutes in the Life project. Lately our website has gone in some new directions and I am so proud of all the inspiration you can find there. Now follow round the blog circle to the marvellous¬†Sharleen N Stuart Photography from South Florida…. and don’t stop there!

10 thoughts on “30 Minutes in the Life April: Istanbul Streets

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  2. I love your attention to detail! And that last photo is GORGEOUS!!!!! Wow — what amazing depth!

  3. I just love the details you see. I think it represents the beauty of you, and what you see. I feel like I have just been on a walk with you.

  4. Julia, thank you for taking me there! My favorite one is with laundry hanging in front of the house #82. I think this one image tells the story of the whole city. Hope to see many more posts like this one from you!

  5. Julia, these are fabulous. I have always wanted to do a photo walk and now I want to do it even more thanks to the little trip I just took with your images.

  6. Wow! I just love love them all! I love the colours, the details and I just love the story of all the pictures – so so clever !!!

  7. All I can say is that I want to visit you. I love your images of what is around you. So beautiful. I love that you show life as it is. My favorite images are the very first one and the very last one. I agree with everyone else the details are incredible.

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