Village Scenes by Özgür Altınkaynak

Village Scenes by Özgür Altınkaynak

Bursa is a large, modern metropolis that boasts all the amenities and features of contemporary life. But not too far out of the city, the hills and back roads surrounding Bursa are full of traditional little villages that feel worlds away from the hustle, bustle, and...
Gölyazı’s Net Maker

Gölyazı’s Net Maker

This woman sits along the shore of Uluabat Lake in Gölyazı, happily making nets for the village’s fishermen.  When I asked if I could snap her picture, she warmly agreed.  “Lots of people like to take my picture,” she said.  “I walked into a place one day in Bursa and...