Turkey

Fields of Green

By / March 2013

From a perch above the Great Mosque of Mardin, not far from the border with Syria, a man takes in a view of wheat and barley fields. Michael Cervantez sends this snapshot.

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Bull Session

By / March 2013

Old friends carry on lively conversation as they make their slow way through a crowded street market in Istanbul. Danley Shackelford sends this snapshot.

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Break Time

By / March 2013

A mother and her three-year-old daughter take a break from tending their sheep in the Munzur Mountains. Ryan Wolf sends this snapshot.

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Street Food

By / March 2013

Stuffed mussels (midye dolmasi) are Izmir’s version of New York street hot dogs. Mark Carrington sends this snapshot.

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Staring Down the Evil Eye in Istanbul

By / February 2013

On the thin line between adornment and superstition. “Everyone has a story about the evil eye,” writes Russell Hanover.

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Rite of Passage

By / December 2012

A dispatch from a circumcision party: “On the boy’s head teetered a white diadem, outfitted with a flyaway white feather. He held a sparkling scepter crowned with an amulet.”

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