Door In Orange by Josh Wentz

This door was photographed in the small Central Anatolian village of Guzelyurt, by the side of the street as we walked down to Monastery Valley. The village is in the Cappadocia region of Turkey, surrounded by soft volcanic rock that over the years has been given shape both by nature and human residents. Many houses like this one featured back rooms or cellars that were literal caves, carved out of the cliffs. Monastery Valley itself is home to several houses of worship carved into the cliffs during the Middle Ages. The colors of this wall and door immediately drew my attention, and the unique shape of the doorway convinced me this was one I needed to capture.


  • Anni Morris
    Anni Morrisabout 7 years ago

    Yes, these colours draw my eye in too…great capture.

  • taueva
    tauevaabout 7 years ago

    lovely colors and perfect capture!

  • Craig Hender
    Craig Henderabout 7 years ago

    Beautiful detail and contrasts. Composed superbly. Well done.

  • Maxhamish
    Maxhamishabout 7 years ago

    Another stunning image, love the contrast of colour..

  • budrfli
    budrfliabout 7 years ago

    wonderful, interesting find and history! makes me imagine what is “barred from site”!

  • JanG
    JanGalmost 7 years ago

    Wonderful shape and colors! Love the green with the contrast to the wall. Your commentary is interesting as well and makes me wish to see the ‘cave rooms’

  • Angel Warda
    Angel Wardaover 6 years ago

    excellent color and comp!!!

  • Woepi
    Woepiover 3 years ago

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciover 3 years ago

    Congrats on the HomePage Feature. November 12th, 2011

  • Nina  Matthews Photography
    Nina Matthews...about 3 years ago

    neat !!

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