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Istanbul december 2009 5720.jpg

Istanbul december 2009 5720.jpg

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Inside I took many pictures of the tiles, that are used with wisdom, not covering whole walls, but only on selected areas: pendentives of the dome, the mihrab section, under the galleries.

A calligraphic inscription on a panel of Iznik tiles, inside the Sokollu Mehmet Paşa Mosque.
Classical Ottoman, around 1570.

Correspondent: J.M.Criel, Antwerpen.

Nikon D3
1/125s f/8.0 at 62.0mm iso400 full exif

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