Friday, October 31, 2008


Karaburun, Izmir
Everyone needs a good guide to help them achieve their goals.

Thursday, October 30, 2008


Kordonboyu, Izmir
Yesterday, during the republic day celebrations, children watch as parade participants march past...

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

republic day

Kordonboyu, Izmir
85 years ago today, on October 29, 1923, the Turkish constitution was amended and Turkey became a republic. Every year on this day, the founding of the independent republic is remembered throughout the country.
In Izmir, the spectacular celebrations include the march past of armed forces, massive parades, fireworks and air force flyby.

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

give it a rest

Upper floor of Sailor's Meydan Hotel in Alacati, Cesme
We all need to catch our breath sometimes...
blogger/blogspot hosting service ban seems to have ended in Turkey.
Thanks so much for great support and concern my blogger friends!

Monday, October 27, 2008


They are there to lend you a helping hand, they don't ask for anything in return...

Sunday, October 26, 2008


Mixed with reactions of surprise, deep disappointment and concern...

Friday, October 24, 2008

morning breeze

The stillness of the new morning was broken only by the sound of soft breeze...

Thursday, October 23, 2008

summer memories

Summer is a good time to make memories...

Wednesday, October 22, 2008


A good friend and a very talented allround artist Blognote just surprised and honored me with "Blogging Friends Forever Award". Thank you so much Diederick...
Now it is my turn to give the award to five other bloggers according to following rules:
1. Only five people are allowed
2. Four have to be dedicated followers of your blog
3. One has to be someone new or recently new to your blog and live in another part of the world
4. You must link back to whoever gave you the award
Well, I would like to present the same award, although it's very hard to select only five:

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

breakfast time

Gundogdu Square, Izmir
Birds should be fed daily and during severe weather, twice-a-day feeding is often...

Monday, October 20, 2008

the visit

Konak Metro Station, Izmir
I wondered what the ambiance will be like, so excited when I saw my photo up there.

Friday, October 17, 2008


Kutlu Aktas Dam Lake, Cesme, Izmir
And if rain doesn’t come within the next few days?..

Thursday, October 16, 2008


Cesme, Izmir
still experimenting...

Wednesday, October 15, 2008


Exhibition: Izmir Through Pozitifstil's Eye
"Pozitifstil Photography Group" exhibition featuring photography by 27 artists opens on October 18 and run through October 27 in the Konak Metro Station. The exhibition will examine how Izmir is portrayed by the group members. One of my works "framed life" will also be featured.

Tuesday, October 14, 2008



Monday, October 13, 2008

beach slalom

Boyalik Bay, Cesme, Izmir
Self-portrait at one of my favorite spots.

Friday, October 10, 2008

gradual mountains

Last shot in the series of photos from Fethiye.

Thursday, October 9, 2008

time to fly

From my recent trip to Fethiye
Paragliding from Babadağ by Ölüdeniz (Blue Lagoon) said to be one of the best spots of this sport on the world.

Wednesday, October 8, 2008


From my recent trip to Fethiye
Can you feel how the wind goes?

Tuesday, October 7, 2008


From my recent trip to Fethiye
A fishing boat rest in the clear water of the Blue Lagoon.

Monday, October 6, 2008


From my recent trip to Fethiye
Every evening, people come out to watch the sunset.

Sunday, October 5, 2008

towards the sun

From my recent trip to Fethiye
One day, you'll find that I have gone.
But tomorrow may rain,
so I'll follow the sun...
The Beatles