Reading the international news one could be forgiven for thinking that Istanbul is essentially a war-zone at the moment. However, what really struck me was how normal the city is as soon as you move away from the Taksim district.
Here’s my final collections of Istanbul street-photography, shot during the same evening as my two recent sets from the Taksim demonstrations.
EM5 + Nokton 25mm
Money please? Some things are universal… Eminönü
Making the point. Eminönü
Keeping it fresh. Karaköy Fish Market
Loitering with intent. Eminönü
Street food, less than a block from the demonstrations. Taksim.
Parisian Istanbul. Beyoglu.
Man and cat. Galata underpass.
Over it. Karaköy Fish Market
Start ’em young. Eminönü
Red carpet. Karaköy Fish Market
Content. Karaköy Fish Market
Porter. Eminönü Spice Bazaar