Water, wood, concrete, paint (Sütlüce)

Marjolein Katsma

Groningen, Netherlands

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ferry dock, landing, pier, iskelesi, waiting, sütlüce, sutluce, haliç, halic, golden horn, haliç hattı, halic hatti, golden horn line, istanbul, turkey, türkiye, turkiye, water, wood, concrete, paint, red, orange, green, brown, look down


Part of my The joys of waiting for the ferry collection, shot in Istanbul, October 2011. Read more about it at the intro to the series.
You could use the collection to navigate the series, or use these small thumbnails below to jump around as you like.

Ferry dock at Üsküdar   Life of a dock fender (Eminönü)   Eminönü SOS: a lifebuoy at the ferry dock   Between the ferry docks at Eminönü   Broken pattern (Eminönü)  
 
Street food - the best pilav ever at Hasköy   What people do when waiting for the ferry   Not so nautical - Hasköy ferry dock   Knot - Hasköy ferry dock   Crates at the Sütlüce ferry dock  
 
Loose pipes... - Eminönü   ...Victaulic gauges - Eminönü   Get some cash at Üsküdar   Water, wood, concrete, paint (Sütlüce)   Yet another way to wait (Sütlüce)  
 
Encrustration (Hasköy)   Waiting for the ferry passengers (Üsküdar)   Water, metal, concrete, paint (Hasköy)   The blues (Haydarpaşa)   Daily commute - crossing the Bosphorus  

There’s that orange-red color again! These ferry docks continued to fascinate me, and this color irresistibly attracts me… The sturdy wooden blocks here at Sütlüce seem far more capable of protecting the concrete from crumbing though than the puny, rusty metal border in Hasköy! Apart from that color, I liked the rounded shape, and the simple juxtaposition – and contrasts – of the different materials and textures here.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1
 

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