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This Photographer Captures the Rainbow Architecture of Istanbul

This Photographer Captures the Rainbow Architecture of Istanbul

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When we think of Istanbul, opulent mosques and bustling bazaars often come to mind. Architect and photographer Yener Torur focuses on a different side of the city, targeting lesser-known neighborhoods to capture stunning images of a hidden, rainbow-colored Turkey.

Often using friends, family, and even himself as models, his photographs create whimsical narratives where color-coordinated figures act as supporting characters in a playful world of tones. Torur describes the search for these buildings as a "treasure hunt," describing his intention to "document a different, less-known part of Istanbul to escape from the one dimensional and orientalist perception."

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You can see more of his kaleidoscopic photography on his Instagram, @cimkedi.

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Cite: Yiling Shen. "This Photographer Captures the Rainbow Architecture of Istanbul" 28 Jul 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/898795/this-photographer-captures-the-rainbow-architecture-of-istanbul/> ISSN 0719-8884

伊斯坦布尔的彩虹建筑,由摄影师 Yener Torur 拍摄

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