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The façade of this building was designed by architect Lole, being inspired by Florence museum building. The mansion, which was built as three floors by placing on land slope, covers an area of 2040 m2. It is located on the main street of old Mardin. The house was completed in three stages parallel with the growing of Çerme family. Under the part of the façade seen here there are several shops.

The houses of Mardin are carefully arranged in tiers on the mountain slope so that the roof of each house serves as the terrace of the one above. The streets are connected via a network of passages known as abbara that sometimes pass directly under the houses. The abbara provide shelter from the hot sun in summer and from cold weather and rain in winter.

Thank you all folks for the clicks and kind comments on my previous upload!

Brand:Pentax
Camera:Pentax K-5 Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:smc PENTAX-DA 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 AL WR
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:27 Oct 2013 - 9:52 PM
Focal Length:37.5mm
Aperture:f/4.5
Shutter Speed:0.3sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:2000
Exposure Mode:Not Defined
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Sahkulubey Mansion
Username:nonur nonur
Uploaded:19 Nov 2013 - 7:15 AM
Tags:Architecture, Çerme Family House, Mardin, Nightspot, Photo journalism, Sahkulubey mansion, Turkey
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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Nov 2013 - 7:21 AM

wonderful detail and textures Nezih love the light a cracker nice one Wink
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19 Nov 2013 - 7:22 AM

Gorgeous lighting and tones.Smile

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19 Nov 2013 - 7:45 AM

A well composed image with lovely textures, detail and in particular light.

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19 Nov 2013 - 7:52 AM

All of the above, gorgeous!

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AnnChown
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19 Nov 2013 - 7:58 AM

The lighting is so striking. An interesting write up Nezih.

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19 Nov 2013 - 8:04 AM

The lighting makes the composition Nezih. Lovely take. Peter.

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viscostatic
19 Nov 2013 - 8:07 AM

A beautiful architectural image and interesting information.

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NDODS
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19 Nov 2013 - 8:35 AM

A beautifully warming and somewhat calming architectural study...

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Briwooly
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19 Nov 2013 - 8:39 AM

Love the light in this one Nazih

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19 Nov 2013 - 8:40 AM

super light Grin

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19 Nov 2013 - 8:51 AM

Cracking use of light my friend well done!Smile

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RonnieAG
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19 Nov 2013 - 8:52 AM

Interesting composition from your chosen viewpoint and with good control of the lighting with detail in both illuminated and more shadowed areas.
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morpheus1955
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19 Nov 2013 - 8:53 AM

Wonderful image, superb detail and composition

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Richsr
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19 Nov 2013 - 8:55 AM

The light gives this depth Nonur - well seen

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marshfam19
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19 Nov 2013 - 8:56 AM

Stunningly beautiful image. Well captured.

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Lynniesefforts
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19 Nov 2013 - 10:15 AM

I love arches..beautiful light, detail and architecture !! Super image Nezih Grin

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19 Nov 2013 - 10:23 AM

Lovely well lit image Nezih Smile

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CaroleS
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19 Nov 2013 - 10:36 AM

The lighting showing up those lovely arches - a good shotSmile

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19 Nov 2013 - 11:11 AM


Quote: The light gives this depth Nonur - well seen

I agree with Richard!! well seen and captured Nezih

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leontari
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19 Nov 2013 - 11:23 AM

Excellent warm lighting Nezih. Great detail and texture as well.
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williamsloan
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19 Nov 2013 - 11:59 AM

lovely light etc a cracking shot Nezih.


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stevesloan
19 Nov 2013 - 12:11 PM

Makes me want to go to Mardin, nice story line and well observed Nezih

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19 Nov 2013 - 12:47 PM

Wonderful decoration enhanced by that lovely golden glow.
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19 Nov 2013 - 1:31 PM


Quote: The light gives this depth Nonur - well seen

Great shot, great architecture

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19 Nov 2013 - 1:49 PM

An interesting description to accompany an excellent architectural image, Nezih!

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19 Nov 2013 - 2:05 PM

The light in the interior is awesome--- Your text explains a most interesting housing set up--- Thank you!

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Nov 2013 - 3:39 PM

I like the symmetry here Nezih, and that light from inside is terrific, well spotted and captured.

Ray

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mikbee
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19 Nov 2013 - 4:05 PM

Nice bit of soft lighting Nezih.
Good shot.
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carper123
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19 Nov 2013 - 6:00 PM

Another cracking shot, Nezih, a difficult exposure well handled, luv the lighting, and thank you for the description.
Well done.
Darryl. Smile

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19 Nov 2013 - 10:44 PM

Cracking image, very nicely done Smile .
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19 Nov 2013 - 11:42 PM

The image has excellent detail and light and the information is very interesting. Thank you.
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debu
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20 Nov 2013 - 12:45 AM

Lovely image with nice lighting.
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jaktis
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20 Nov 2013 - 5:38 AM

Captured in a great light

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