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Equipment used:
Nikon D70s
Sigma 10-20mm HSM f4-5.6
Hoya 77mm HD-UV Filter
Cokin Gradual ND8

Location:
Old Side, Side, Antalya, Turkey

Map:
Road Map , Terrain , Satellite

Copyright:
© Brendan Schoon, All rights reserved!

Background Information:
Side is one of the best-known classical sites in Turkey, and was an ancient harbour whose name meant pomegranate. Side is a resort town on the southern coast of Turkey, near the villages of Manavgat and Selimiye, 75 km from Antalya) in the province of Antalya. It is located on the eastern part of the Pamphylian coast, which lies about 20 km east of the mouth of the Eurymedon River.

Alexander the Great occupied Side without a struggle in 333 BC. Alexander left only a single garrison behind to occupy the city. This occupation, in turn, introduced the people of Side to Hellenistic culture of the Greek Civilization, which flourished from the fourth century to the first century BC. After Alexander’s death, Side fell under the control of one of Alexander’s generals, Ptolemy I Soter, who declared himself king of Egypt in 305 BC. The Ptolemaic dynasty controlled Side until it was captured by the Seleucid Empire in the second century BC. Yet, despite these occupations, in the following years of the second century BC, Side managed to preserve some autonomy, grew prosperous, and became an important cultural center.



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I’m mainly a landscape photographer and take my camera with me on every trip. Though I’m still a learner/amateur-photographer I won several challenges and sold many works at several sites to different people all over the world.

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Comments

  • Digitalbcon
    Digitalbconover 5 years ago

    Wow!! This is really an incredible image!! I love the textures and POV in this one!! Great image Brendan!

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 5 years ago

    Wonderful capture Brendan, love the depth

  • Béla Török
    Béla Törökover 5 years ago

    Excellent image, my friend!

  • Phineous "Flash"   Cassidy
    Phineous "Flas...over 5 years ago

    great fota brendon the colours are great

  • andreisky
    andreiskyover 5 years ago

    Great shot!

  • Beve Brown-Clark
    Beve Brown-Clarkover 5 years ago

    Wonderful texture and contrast!!

  • RandySpencer
    RandySpencerover 5 years ago

    Well Done! Makes me want to walk that path.

  • Tina Longwell
    Tina Longwellover 5 years ago

    Love the sky’s affect! Great shot!

  • Nira Dabush
    Nira Dabushover 5 years ago

    WONDERFUL.. LOVE IT.

  • Lori Peters
    Lori Petersover 5 years ago

    This is great photography and a beautiful picture. I have a group called: A Place To Call Home. We love to show work from people in different places.

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