Independence Avenue

Independence Avenue

Independence Avenue is the english translation of the Turkish name, Istiklal Avenue. From what I've read, up to three million people can come here a day on a weekend. I'm having a hard time picturing that but it's a fairly long street and it's right in a historic area of Istanbul. Then again, seemingly all of Istanbul is historic.

The 70's and 80's were a bad time for the avenue when it fell into disrepair but thankfully the city managed to turn it around, in part, by returning the avenue to pedestrian only. Well, pedestrian only except for the photogenic old trams.

My other photographs of Istanbul can be found in the gallery.

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Camera: NIKON D90
Lens Type: 10.0-24.0 mm f/3.5-4.5
Focal Length: 10 mm
35mm Focal Length: 15 mm
Exposure: 1/160 sec
Aperture: f 8
ISO: 200


Taken: 2010-05-29 16:58:50
Posted: 2013-03-05 | 21:23





Independence Avenue

Independence Avenue

Independence Avenue is the english translation of the Turkish name, Istiklal Avenue. From what I've read, up to three million people can come here a day on a weekend. I'm having a hard time picturing that but it's a fairly long street and it's right in a historic area of Istanbul. Then again, seemingly all of Istanbul is historic.

The 70's and 80's were a bad time for the avenue when it fell into disrepair but thankfully the city managed to turn it around, in part, by returning the avenue to pedestrian only. Well, pedestrian only except for the photogenic old trams.

My other photographs of Istanbul can be found in the gallery.

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Camera: NIKON D90
Lens Type: 10.0-24.0 mm f/3.5-4.5
Focal Length: 10 mm
35mm Focal Length: 15 mm
Exposure: 1/160 sec
Aperture: f 8
ISO: 200


Taken: 2010-05-29 16:58:50
Posted: 2013-03-05 | 21:23


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