The Blue Mosque in Istanbul Turkey is such a popular site for pilgrims and tourists alike that you need to go early in the day in order to find the peace and quiet of the courtyard. Lucky for me, my bed and breakfast was only a five minute walk from the mosque so I could walk over anytime to take advantage of the different lighting throughout the day. It was built from 1609 to 1616, during the rule of Ahmed I. Its K�lliye contains a tomb of the founder, a madrasah and a hospice. While still used as a mosque, the Sultan Ahmed Mosque has also become a popular tourist attraction. The facade of the spacious forecourt was built in the same manner as the facade of the S�leymaniye Mosque, except for the addition of the turrets on...
I seem to be happiest when I am traveling someplace new, to see and experience new things. Ansel Adams said “In my mind’s eye, I visualize how a particular…sight and feeling will appear on a print”. That is what I strive for in sharing these new experiences with photography.
These photographs are from places as varied as Alaska, Colorado, California, Rhode Island, Wisconsin, the Canadian Arctic, Fort Worth, China, Tibet, Australia, New Zealand, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Brussels, Berlin, Bruges, Istanbul, London, Prague, Italy and Spain. Through them, I hope you will experience the unique flavors of each of these places.
I hope you will consider one of these photos as an art work for your personal enjoyment! Thank...
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