Dolmabahçe Palace

Picture by ardas1968

  • 1975
  • 3
  • 0
  • April 08, 2012
  • Nikon D5000
  • Shooting Style Hand Held
  • Shoots Number Multiple Exposure
  • Exposures Number
  • Editing Software Photomatix Pro
  • File Format RAW
  • Notes
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08 Apr 15:33

Dolmabahçe Palace was ordered by the Empire's 31st Sultan, Abdülmecid I, and built between the years 1843 and 1856. Hacı Said Ağa was responsible for the construction works, while the project was realized by architects Garabet Balyan, his son Nikoghayos Balyan and Evanis Kalfa. The construction cost five million Ottoman mecidiye gold coins, the equivalent of 35 tonnes of gold

08 Apr 19:36

Excellent shot, and perfectly composed, good job.

08 Apr 20:29

Great composition, some halos around the towers without a 10

08 Apr 23:31

Agree with bjosted. Detail & colours are great.....

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