Festival Faces

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Always fun to catch the faces during an event so when our little village has a ‘do’ one has to get out and try to capture it!

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Iznik, Turkey

Veterans of the Cyprus conflict marching with the Northern Cyprus folk dance group
Northern Cypriot dancer
Ukrainian dancers
daughters of Iznik
standard bearer for the Mehter

All photographs by delikızınyeri

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Stage Action

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It’s that time of year again – the annual Iznik International Dance and Pottery festival.  This year we had dance groups from 5 countries and from our own little town.  As usual trying to find an uncluttered shot of these events is more than challenging, but the exercise is good for practicing this craft!

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Iznik, Turkey
All photographs by delikızınyeri

Riding the Tram

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The historic tram on Istiklal in the heart of the city has finally been put in service again.  It’s not only a tourist attraction but also a means of transportation for those of us who are sometimes too lazy to walk the length of the pedestrian street.   Here are a few shots from a recent hop on the tram…

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Istanbul, Turkey
All photographs by delikızınyeri