Colours of Turkey

Colours of Turkey.jpgAnd now… a closer look to these amazing art forms and their vast array of colours.

Ceiling Medallion - as seen at the Topkapi Palace, Istanbul in the Imperial Council Hall.Istanbul Ceiling Medallion.jpgHand-painted pottery as seen at Fırça El Sanatları Merkezi.Nevsehir, Turkey.Painted Plate.jpgOttoman Tile from the 15th-18th Century - Iznik as seen at the Antalya Museum in Turkey’s capital, Antalya.Ottoman Tiles.jpgHand-woven rug from the late 19th century  - from the Bergama region of north-western Turkey -  as seen displayed at the Antalya Museum in Antalya, Turkey.Turkish Rug.jpgGorgeous mosaic as seen at the Aphrodisias Museum, an archaeological museum in Karacasu, Aydın Province, Turkey.Turkish Mosaics.jpg

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Welcome to my travel photo blog. Photography has been a part of my life for a long time – back in the day the Pentax Super Program was always near at hand. But it wasn’t until I started travelling around the world that photography became a vehicle for me to show others about the absolutely amazing and complex world we live in. My hope is to share with you glimpses of what I’ve seen. Enjoy!