The district of Çiğli, a metropolitan district of the city of İzmir in İzmir Province, Turkey. Çiğli covers the northern end of the boundaries of İzmir Metropolitan Municipality.

Çiğli constitutes a small proportion of the vast metropolis of İzmir, historically Smyrna, the third most populous city of Turkey and the country’s largest port after Istanbul. Located in the Gulf of İzmir, by the Aegean Sea, İzmir has an estimated population of 3.5 million.

Three bracketed RAWs Tonemapped in Photomatix Pro 4.2.1.

Camera: Sony NEX-7
Lens: Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III VC


Featured in : Turkey and Turks around the World : 5 Oct 12

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  • Bootiewootsy
    Bootiewootsyabout 2 years ago

    Delightful image, Tom.. I am sure John would remember it as he was in Turkey when he was in the Air Force.. I am sure it will bring memories back to him.

  • Thank you so much Carol …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Barbara Manis
    Barbara Manisabout 2 years ago

    Awesome capture. Wonderful!

  • Thank you kindly Barbara …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Joanne  Bradley
    Joanne Bradleyabout 2 years ago

    Outstanding city shot Tom! Love how the skyline of the city is shown against the hills! A beautiful place!

  • Thank you so much Joanne …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Robin Brown
    Robin Brownabout 2 years ago

    Another fabulous capture Tom; how’s the book coming along?

  • Hehe, cheers mate, when can I find the time ?

    – Tom Gomez

  • Irene  Burdell
    Irene Burdellabout 2 years ago

    A beautiful place and shot Tom x

  • Thank you dear Irene …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Mel Brackstone
    Mel Brackstoneabout 2 years ago

    That’s an impressive view, Tom!

  • Thank you Mel, this is only a tiny section of the city viewed from out in the bay …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Karen Martin
    Karen Martinabout 2 years ago

    Turkey too, eh??
    Excellent shot and editing Tom

  • Hehe, the cruise took in Turkey, Greece and Croatia …

    – Tom Gomez

  • John44
    John44about 2 years ago

    Nice one Tom

  • Thank you my friend …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Adri  Padmos
    Adri Padmosabout 2 years ago

    Wonderful vieuw and stunning picture, Tom…!

  • Thank you kindly Adri …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Colin Metcalf
    Colin Metcalfabout 2 years ago

    Fabulous work Tom, you have certainly been to a lot of destinations.

  • Cheers Colin, I love to travel …

    – Tom Gomez

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