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For Sebnem And Her Family!


For Sebnem And Her Family!
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Copyright: Grzegorz Wieczorek (red45) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2636 W: 74 N: 9100] (31094)
Genre: Landscapes
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-09-13
Categories: Sky
Camera: Canon Powershot S2-IS
Exposure: f/5.0, 1/2000 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Theme(s): ~~ Sunsets & Sunrises part I ~~, 40-49 Points (Chapter 6), Dedications at Trek Nature, My Milestones, Sunrise & Sunsets [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2005-09-21 18:18
Viewed: 6655
Favorites: 4 [view]
Points: 42
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This picture is dedicated to Sebnem, her husband Ekrem, her 'little' ;-) brother Cem and the rest of her Family. We met few days ago in Istanbul and this was unforgettable time for sure!

*Please take a look at workshop pictures also.

We [with Joanna] were for first time in Turkey. But not for last, I'm sure! Sebnem - a real Lady - showed us miracles of her city. We walked with her and her husband on Bosphorus coast at night, tried real Turkish coffee and nargile [not exactly all of us ;-) ], they've showed us many wonders of Istanbul - interesting places, bridges, Mosques. It was wonderful night with wonderful friends. We were really happy that we could meet [and this is tribute to TN also!]. Next day we took a ship and went to few islands with Sebnem and Cem but this is story for another post :-)

I took this photo during sunrise from our hotel's balcony. Breathtaking view of dream city. We returned from meeting about 2:30AM but I woke up at 5:30AM - there were too many miracles and too little time to waste it for sleep ;-)

I felt in love to Istanbul! I'm sure I'll return to this oriental jewel some day!

And this is good place and time to thank you again my friends - you were so generous, kind and nice to us! We never forget it! And I hope we'll meet again, maybe in Lodz next time :-)

Sorry for chaotic note but we're just returned from our holidays [you know - about 2 hours ago was end of our 36 hours long bus trip]. We're totally exhausted, Joanna is sleeping now and I'm unable to write more ;-) Maybe tomorrow.

By the way - expect flood of photos from Bulgaria, Slovakia, Hungary, Serbia and Montenegro and of course Turkey!

Good night ;-)

marhowie, Fisher, scottevers7, Janice, cedryk, dew77, halki, Paulosousa, ddg, wallhalla15, Luc, Eko, Dave has marked this note useful
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Great to see you're back Greg. It sounds like you've brought back some wonderful photos from your trip. This one is very nice, with that big yellow ball hovering over the city of Istanbuls silouhette with bird in-flight a remarkable shot. Welcome home & Thank You!

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  • Fisher Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1540 W: 309 N: 2234] (8915)
  • [2005-09-21 21:29]

Hi Greg,

Was wondering where you two were. Excellent shot and well done on the composition. Beautiful work, and workshops.

Mike

Hi Greg,
Awsome sunrise shot. Perfect composition! I can't wait to see more...
Scott

Hi Gerg, welcome back.
Very nice sunrise. Well composed and good colours.
Very well done.

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  • Janice Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3277 W: 148 N: 6163] (18832)
  • [2005-09-22 4:41]

Welcome home Red Greg and Joanna. You have both been missed. And what a red splash to show us that you are home. Brilliant red sky my friend.
Sounds like the holiday was so special for you, especially meeting up with Sebnum and Cem. Wonderful. Sleep well...

Witaj w domu :-) Fajny wschod :-) Czekam na wiecej fotek :-) Serdecznosci! Michal

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  • dew77 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4432 W: 248 N: 4028] (13270)
  • [2005-09-22 5:39]

Welcome back TN my friend!
Wonderful shot!
It was a pleasure being with you and Joanna. Sure, we'll meet again in Lodz or Istanbul...
I'm very very happy that you liked our little trips.Next time in Istanbul we need more time you know;)
Thank you for your kind words and posting such a beautiful shot...
p.s: You should have tried the nargile:) Maybe next time?

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  • halki Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 242 W: 9 N: 105] (471)
  • [2005-09-22 10:01]

Hello Grzegorz!
I happed your liked to Istanbul.Great capture, colours and your note.Thanks for posting.

Great shot Greg,
Very busy few days for me, so I'm afraid a short visit!!
No time to read notes, but enough time to enjoy your post.Well worth a big green smile.
Thanks for posting. Good to see you back.

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  • ddg Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 867 W: 24 N: 1008] (5507)
  • [2005-09-22 13:18]

Bonjour Grzegorz, very good composition( sun + bird + mosque !!)with beautiful colors. Very well done, TFS Didier.

Sorry for the quick critique. Not enought time this morning. Nice shot with stunning colour. Nicely composed. Well done. TFS. :-)

Schön, daß Du wieder in TN postest.
Very nice capture with great colours and sharpness. Very good composition.

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  • Luc Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1835 W: 301 N: 4287] (14767)
  • [2005-09-22 14:40]

Beautifull picture, Greg. There is something mystical in it. I am happy to see you back after your fruitful journey. Please write again such chaotic notes. Your pictures as WS are great too.
Thank you my friend.

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  • Graal Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 751 W: 31 N: 20] (5100)
  • [2005-09-22 15:20]

Witaj,
teraz wiem czemu Was tak długo nie było. Turcja.Na początek w 3 odsłonach. Jak zawsze - jest świetnie skomponowane i z dobrymi kolorami. Podobają mi się. Gdy byłem w Stanbule w jednej z dzielnic miejscowi zaskoczyli nas znajomością polskiego i polskimi sklepami ale to inny temat.
Pozdr. Al.

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  • livios Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2150 W: 319 N: 4263] (16942)
  • [2005-09-22 18:00]

Grzegorz, great news. I've never met a TN member, but I'd like it to happen.

As for the picture, congratulations.

A very beautiful moment. What a view you had from the balcony. I like the mood and the vivid shades. Contrast is lovely too.

Hello Greg!
Wonderful capture.We are living in Istanbul but couldn't caught such a scane as you;).It was great time for me,meeting with you and Joanna at Heybeliada.I hope next time we spend more time together.Your shot is wonderful and into my favr.
Thanks for sharing and nice words...;)

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  • Eko Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 187 W: 10 N: 38] (121)
  • [2005-09-23 5:53]

Hello Greg!
I'm happy that you liked Istanbul.Next time you should spend more time;).Magnificent capture.Warm colors,framing and composition are perfect.Thanks for posting...;)

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  • optic Gold Star Critiquer [C: 322 W: 0 N: 0] (0)
  • [2005-09-23 22:11]

Hello Grzegorz,
What a beautifull sunrise, very well composed i like the warm colours & details, thanks for posting,

Greetings from Canada,
Christian

Glad to see you had a great holiday in these exotic countries. Not a bad shot from the hotel room, wonderful composition after only 3 hours sleep. Look forward to seeing more from your trip.

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  • sway Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 305 W: 85 N: 319] (1276)
  • [2005-09-28 3:56]

Hi Greg,
WOW!!
Great shot. The sun is so huge!
Sounds like agreat place to visit.
Well done on such a great capture.
:)

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  • rimas Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 157 W: 3 N: 667] (5094)
  • [2005-10-04 9:15]

Great composition! Really like your of Istanbuls silhouette with flying bird. Wonderful time your spend.
Thanks for sharing Grzegorz.

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