Travel and Street Photography Workshop in Istanbul in June 2012


 
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Dates: 12 – 21 June 2012 (10 days).
Participants: Gareth Fitzpatrick, Tony White and Oli Kember (click to see their photos on flickr).
 

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THE ADVENTURE:

First hours in Istanbul.

First hour in Istanbul. Rather lost, but everything is under control. Trying to find a pub for our get to know each other evening. Photo by Tony.

First day in Istanbul. Getting to know each other in a rooftop restaurant in Sultanahmet.

First day in Istanbul. Getting to know each other in a rooftop restaurant in Sultanahmet. A good start of a great week.

Tony photographs a man smoking shisha in a restaurant in Istanbul.

Tony photographs a man smoking shisha in a restaurant in Istanbul.

Oli photographs ladies in the residential area of Fatih, Istanbul.

Oli photographs ladies in the residential area of Fatih, Istanbul.

Gareth photographs a young couple on a Friday night in Beyoglu, Istanbul.

Gareth photographs a young couple on a Friday night in Beyoglu, Istanbul.

Reviewing images while having a well deserved beer break.

Reviewing images while having a well deserved beer break.

Decisions. Trying to choose our dinner in a small restaurant in Sirkeci.

Decisions. Trying to choose our dinner in a small restaurant in Sirkeci. Photo by Tony.

Reviewing images while shooting in Taksim.

Reviewing images while shooting in Taksim. There was a lot of discussions and photo reviewing in our huge hotel room, but somehow nobody thought about taking pictures of that.

Oli trying interesting perspectives.

Oli experiments with unusual perspectives.

Maciej takes a photo of a boy with a plastic gun.

Maciej takes a photo of a boy with a plastic gun. Photo by Tony.

A short break when shooting in Beyoglu.

A short break when shooting in Beyoglu. Photo by Tony.

Gareth and a young couple on a Friday night in Beyoglu.

Gareth takes a photo of a young couple on a Friday night in Beyoglu.

Tony looks for decisive moments on the crowded Istiklal Caddesi.

Tony looks for decisive moments on the crowded Istiklal Caddesi.

Last Efes beer in Istanbul before flying back home on the next day.

Last beer in Istanbul before flying back home on the next day. It’s been a great adventure.

 

THE RESULTS:




A larger selection of photos taken by Oli, Gareth and Tony during the workshop: a gallery on facebook

 
Maciej’s photos from the workshop (each taken while shooting with one of the workshop participant):

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rIMG_2024_turkey_istanbul_mosque_islam_eminou_family
rIMG_0301_turkey_istanbul_fatih_mosque_islam
rIMG_1065_turkey_istanbul_eminonu_sirkeci
rIMG_1079_turkey_istanbul_eminonu_sirkeci
rIMG_4099_turkey_istanbul_kadikoy_market_sali_pazari
rIMG_0885_turkey_istanbul_beyoglu_shop
rIMG_1179_turkey_istanbul_serkeci_hotel_reception
rIMG_3828_turkey_istanbul_bosphorus_ferry
rIMG_3855_turkey_istanbul_bosphorus_ferry_seagulls
rIMG_1105_turkey_istanbul_eminonu_sirkeci_passage
rIMG_1910_turkye_istanbul_night_out_istiklal_caddesi_beyoglu_nightlife
rIMG_2589_turkey_istanbul_night_out_istiklal_caddesi_beyoglu_nightlife_kiss_love
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rIMG_2024_turkey_istanbul_mosque_islam_eminou_family thumbnail
rIMG_0301_turkey_istanbul_fatih_mosque_islam thumbnail
rIMG_1065_turkey_istanbul_eminonu_sirkeci thumbnail
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rIMG_4099_turkey_istanbul_kadikoy_market_sali_pazari thumbnail
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rIMG_1179_turkey_istanbul_serkeci_hotel_reception thumbnail
rIMG_3828_turkey_istanbul_bosphorus_ferry thumbnail
rIMG_3855_turkey_istanbul_bosphorus_ferry_seagulls thumbnail
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rIMG_1910_turkye_istanbul_night_out_istiklal_caddesi_beyoglu_nightlife thumbnail
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More Maciej’s photos from the trip: Istanbul set on flickr.

A short summary: it was a lot of fun. We were lucky the weather was great and we had a lot of hours of beautiful light. It was hard work and we all learned a lot of new things. We pushed each other out of our comfort zones and… everybody brought home great pictures.

 
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