One of my greatest joys in photography is making long exposure photos. Whether it be a 15-second shot of the northern lights, a 2-minute exposure of a sunset or a 30-second shot of a city, as I’m waiting for the camera to do its magic I […]
All posts tagged: Istanbul
Photo Essay: The Mosques of Istanbul
The muezzin’s call to prayer always reminds me that I am someplace exotic. Well, that and camels. More than veiled women and squiggly writing, when I see camels and/or hear the call to prayer over the crackling speakers, I realize I am a long ways […]
My Favorite Photos of Turkey
Turkey is a photographer’s dream.
A Photo Tour of Istanbul, or Expect More Negative Posts in the Future
I was on the rooftop lounge of our guesthouse, looking out over a rain-soaked Istanbul, when I put the final touches on a post called On Not Falling in Love With Istanbul. Shortly thereafter, the rain subsided, the sun came out, and the wind changed […]
On Not Falling in Love with Istanbul
In order to fall in love, the timing must be right. Conditions must be perfect. Love is a fickle, volatile thing.
Due to the unrest in Turkey, I am going to Turkey
Due to the protests in Turkey, I am going to Turkey this fall. Kristi and I had been kicking around many possibilities for travels. We went so far as to buy guidebooks for Burma and the Philippines and we’d talked about going to Eastern Europe […]