Üsküdar Sunset Sultan Ahmet and Hagia Sophia and the Seagull

Let There Be More Light

Üsküdar, Istanbul, Turkey.

“Far, far, far away.. People heard him say. I will find a way.
There will come a day..”

Sunset over old Istanbul silhoutte with a seagull flying above the Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque.. A shot taken from Üsküdar, Istanbul.

The old Istanbul silhouette refers to the distinctive skyline of Istanbul, Turkey, as seen from the Bosphorus Strait or other locations. The silhouette is defined by the city’s many historic landmarks, including minarets, domes, and towers of mosques, as well as other structures such as palaces, fortresses, and churches. The city’s location at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, as well as its rich history as the capital of the Ottoman Empire, contribute to its unique skyline. The old Istanbul silhouette is considered one of the most beautiful and iconic skylines in the world, and is a popular subject for photographers and artists.