Tag Archives: Istanbul

Weekly Photo Challenge – Orange

This week we’re asked to share a group of photos where Orange is either the dominant colour, or provides a bold highlight.  We’re also asked to look for different shades – bright neons, deep rusts, delicate peaches. I used this challenge as an opportunity to look through my archives from travels through Turkey, Spain and Italy last […]

Weekly Photo Challenge – Depth

The photo I’ve selected for this week’s theme of Depth was taken at the Basilica Cistern, located beneath the city of Istanbul. It was built in the 6th century and is a massive 10,000 square metres in area. The ceiling is supported by 336, 9 metre high, marble columns – two of the columns have blocks carved […]