Shoemaker by Ilker Goksen

I came across this shoemaker while walking around in an old bazaar in Tarsus, Turkey. He seemed quite involved in what he was doing. I took a few shots and then left. He had a small shop located in one those narrow streets that you would find in old bazaars. The light was coming through a worn out sun shade that was covering the bazaar and casting deep shadows behind him like sweeping away the details of his old little place, and reminding him that urbanization was about to take his shop from him.

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  • Jean M. Laffitau
    Jean M. Laffitaualmost 3 years ago

    Great portrait!

  • thank you Jean!

    – Ilker Goksen

  • Zane Paxton
    Zane Paxtonalmost 3 years ago

    A wonderful environmental portrait!

  • thank you Zane!

    – Ilker Goksen

  • Maree Cardinale
    Maree Cardinalealmost 3 years ago

    It’s beautiful Ilker. :)

  • thank you Maree!

    – Ilker Goksen

  • Roger Mann
    Roger Mannalmost 3 years ago

    A top class portrait – I love the deep shadow behind him.

  • thank you Roger!

    – Ilker Goksen

  • athex
    athexalmost 3 years ago

    Very nicely done

  • thank you Athex!

    – Ilker Goksen

  • Lorena María
    Lorena Maríaover 2 years ago

    Precious capture!

  • thank you Lorena!

    – Ilker Goksen

  • Farfarm
    Farfarmover 2 years ago

    Beautiful b&w work :)

  • thank you Michel!

    – Ilker Goksen

  • withsun
    withsunover 2 years ago

    Beautiful !

  • thank you!

    – Ilker Goksen

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciover 2 years ago

    September 5th, 2012
    See your work in the Permanents Featured Gallery
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  • thank you Mary!

    – Ilker Goksen

  • Maisie Sinclair
    Maisie Sinclairabout 2 years ago

    What a brilliant image!

  • Thanks a lot, Maisie!

    – Ilker Goksen

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