Tuesday, April 3, 2007

Turkish Flag

The Turkish flag has a complex origin since it is an ancient design.
It is practically identical to the last flag of the Ottoman Empire, which was adopted in 1844, apart from a few proportional standardizations.
I like to sit at the terminal and look at all the ships passing by the Bosphorus.
With all their different flags and colors....
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9 comments:

Chris & Deb said...

Beautiful shot-your flag is all the more colorful when displayed with the blue backdrop.

isabella said...

Very majestic looking!

Oh, goodie, are we going for a boat ride?

angela said...

I'm feeling a little sea sick.
The flag does look great against that blue background.
Angela

photowannabe said...

The red of the flag against the blue is lovely. The wind has caught the flag in a nice composition.

Jazzy said...

great colours and movement of the flag.

Anna said...

Great shot Oya...I have really been enjoying your posts although I haven't commented in awhile....I am still here lurking around! :)

alice said...

It's a beautiful flag and i do hope it will be very soon beside the European one.

Glenn Standish said...

Hi Oya, Thanks so much for dropping by here at Toruń Daily Photo. I love your city Istanbul having visited it several times...so for sure I'll be checking in again!

Kala said...

that must be fun to ride a boat - it sounds like you do this as part of a regular commute?