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Taken in the ghost village of Balikliova located on the skirts of a hill facing the sea. The new Balikliova village is located on the coast now.

Brand:Pentax
Camera:Pentax K-5
Lens:smc PENTAX-DA 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 AL WR
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:2 Aug 2014 - 12:38 PM
Focal Length:28.1mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/1600sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Balikliova
Username:nonur nonur
Uploaded:24 Aug 2014 - 5:59 AM
Tags:Architecture, Balikliova, Izmir, Landscape / travel, Photo journalism
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Votes:44
Voters:mistere · Hermanus · jasonrwl · Badgerfred · EMJAYCEE · woolybill1 · RonnieAG · RobertTurley · LynneJoyce · Kurt42 · Mollycat · cats_123 · DicksPics · Jeddahknight111 · saltireblue · mrswoolybill · barbarahirst · photowanderer · morpheus1955 · SlowSong · CaroleS · MalcolmM · williamsloan · netta1234 · Irishkate · Nikonuser1 · 213hardy · Daisymaye · taggart · Philip_H · pentaxpatty · gss · pamelajean · jaktis · gwynn56 · Lynniesefforts · jovanovic · bliba · JackAllTog · icoban · kmeric · andylea2 · Armakk · gdoum ·
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mistere
mistere Plus Member 1mistere vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2014 - 6:21 AM

Excellent shot Nezih, nice work.

Dave

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
24 Aug 2014 - 6:40 AM

What a pity that such lovely places went to ruin !! Lovely image - especially the colour version Smile

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jasonrwl
jasonrwl Plus Member 5590 forum postsjasonrwl vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2014 - 6:55 AM

Terrific capture Nezih - I prefer v1 this time - just
Jason

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johnwnjr
johnwnjr Plus Member 12johnwnjr vcard United Kingdom
24 Aug 2014 - 7:22 AM

I saw this in the Gallery and thought immediately it might be yours and it was! Lovely standard and I like the clouds. John

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2014 - 7:45 AM

I like the colour version Nezih - sad when things go to ruins, but it's been happening for thousands of years!
Joan

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woolybill1
woolybill1 Plus Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2014 - 8:07 AM

Lovely composition based on the track leading in and out of the image, suggesting that Time has passed by and will not return.
I have a marginal preference for the monochrome.
Regards
Bill

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2014 - 8:18 AM

A deserted village, the properties falling into decay: a rather sad end to what look to be quite substantial properties but affording you an interesting documentary shot.
Think I go with the coloured version this time, Nezih.
R.

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2014 - 8:21 AM

A photographer's dream location, full of interest and fascinating textures. Just my opinion but I think both images lack contrast and if they were mine (I wish) I would adjust them accordingly. In fact I did. You haven't enabled modifications so I can't upload my versions for you to compare but if you want to see them, just message me and we will fix something.

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Mollycat
Mollycat Plus Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2014 - 8:36 AM

Tourism is on the coast, and thats where the money is. Sad to see such villages decline, but great for you. Colour for me please Nezih.
Peter.

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cats_123
cats_123 Plus Member 114320 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2014 - 8:58 AM

Fine comp...would love to see more shots of thei ghost village GrinGrin

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DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2014 - 9:02 AM

An excellent composition, Nezih - how sad that this village is no more - at least, at this location.
The mono version is my favoured version - it encapsulates the atmosphere perfectly.

RichardSmile

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Jeddahknight111 Plus Member 3Jeddahknight111 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2014 - 9:05 AM

Nice photo lots to look at, the colour version is for me, clouds make this photo I thinkGrin

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 54730 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway26 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2014 - 9:07 AM

So many tales to be told by these old abandoned buildings...
I have a slight preference for the b&w version - it suits the feeling of a time long gone...

Malc

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mrswoolybill Critique Team 8686 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1190 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2014 - 9:40 AM

B&W is eerier, sadder, more desolate. I wonder why the village died? Stories...
Moira

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SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 65035 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2014 - 11:05 AM

I like the descriptiveness of the colour, and the b/w version looks like a film set. Nicely seen.
x

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CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 577 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2014 - 11:05 AM

The mono seems to suit the scene of desolation!
Carole

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williamsloan Plus Member 4williamsloan vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2014 - 11:18 AM

V1 is super well done




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netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 3236 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2014 - 11:32 AM

A great set but I go for the colourSmile
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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom80 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2014 - 11:48 AM

Old world grandeur - maybe the tourists aren't flocking there but it does look
great for photographers - so all is not lost.
I do like the colour version today.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2014 - 12:30 PM

What a grand old ruin Nezih, captured so well, great image, like both versions a lotSmile

Cliff

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Daisymaye
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24 Aug 2014 - 2:16 PM

Interesting to see the old ruins. I prefer this in colour. Well captured Nezih.

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taggart
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24 Aug 2014 - 2:52 PM

Very tidy ghosts, and wonderful images, both work well!

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pentaxpatty
pentaxpatty Plus Member 2pentaxpatty vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2014 - 5:45 PM

Both wonderful images Nezih, I think the colour version today, same it is deserted now
Patty

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Lynniesefforts
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26 Aug 2014 - 11:06 AM

This is such a lovely scene Nezih..what a shame only ghosts dwell there..

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georgiepoolie
26 Aug 2014 - 1:16 PM

Two fine images, well captured.
George.

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8 Sep 2014 - 12:50 PM

Wow, what an amazing place.

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