The night-lights in Istiklal
The hanging shopping bags are advertising Istanbul's annual Shopping Festival
A Kebab chef, preparing a chicken kebab
Istiklal is such a fun street, full of shops, food vendors, street musicians, restaurants, cafes, bars, nightclubs, in fact everything you need for a night on the town! So there was plenty for us to photograph.
The beautiful, red vintage tram which runs along Istiklal
A woman admires the flowers, and flower headdresses, for sale in Taksim Square
My night-shot of Taksim Square
A roast-chestnut seller in Istiklal
A chef, in a restaurant window, with his reflection
Delightful desserts in a restaurant window
This guy was selling mussels, and gave one to this girl to try
Sandwiches, waiting for the hungry passers-by in Istiklal
A famous chocolate shop in Istiklal.
(This man looks as if he is deep in contemplation, but he is actually watching TV,
while he waits for the next customer)
Lottery ticket salesman
We ended in the "Cicek Pasaji" or "Flower passage" a rococo style building, dating from 1876,
famous for its restaurants, fish market and small shops.
Thanks once again, Cenk, for a great workshop!