Travel Photographer in Turkey | Bodrum, Dalyan, Fethiye, Kayakoy, Tlos

11.01.2013

Travel, Travels, Turkey

Destination Wedding Photography

Journeying through Turkey’s quieter areas, made even quieter during off-season travel, was a sure way to win over our wanderlust hearts (especially that special place for the travel photographer in us) – Bodrum, Dalyan, Fethiye, Kayakoy, and Tlos, generally burgeoning with tourists, had returned to their resting states for the local cats, humans, and ghosts.

We circled around Bodrum Castle what felt like nine times and were knocked sideways by a forceful wind; in Dalyan, we had a room with a clear view and presence of the Lycian tombs circa 400 BC, convinced an expert boatsman to take us to Iztuzu Beach, and met the feistiest kitten this side of the Atlantic; we trekked the long way to Kayakoy, described as 8km south of Fethiye but feeling like 16km as our packs and our patience grew heavy as we approached the ghost town; we had a 3 minutes friendship with a driver making his way towards Tlos and if not for this split-second decision to hitchhike, we would have been stranded in the beautiful countryside of the Xanthos Valley, amongst the Roman amphitheatre and the pomegranate trees.

We trekked and trekked a long while, all alone, in the vastness of this country and these ancient places, and when we were too tired to move, we listened to what would have been our boots scraping against stone and hardened earth and the wind through cracks in Ottoman castles.

Cameras: Fuji XE1, Contax G2, Fuji GW690II

Tomasz Wagner Travel Photographer
Tomasz Wagner | Mananetwork

Bodrum Turkey
Marina Bodrum Turkey
Seaside Bodrum Turkey
Seaside Bodrum
Urns at Bodrum Castle
Artifacts at Bodrum Castle
Clay Pots at Bodrum Castle
Portrait Photography at Bodrum Castle
Iztuzu Beach Dalyan
Iztuzu Beach Turkey
Travel to Iztuzu Beach
Iztuzu Beach Dalyan
Barren Beach Iztuzu Dalyan
Double Exposure Portrait
Boat Journey Dalyan
Dalyan Fishermen
Travel Turkey
Dalyan Turkey
Lycian Rock Tombs
Hike to Kayakoy
Hiking Around Turkey
Turkey Flag
Outdoors in Turkey
Turkish Life
Kayakoy Turkey
Church at Kayakoy
Kayakoy Ghost Town
Turkey Nature Photography
Tlos Turkey
Turkey Landscape
Portrait Photography in Turkey




TAGS: , , , ,

4 COMMENTS

  1. [...] Greece  ←  Travel  → Turkey (Bodrum, Dalyan, Fethiye, Kayakoy, Tlos) [...]

  2. Paul Krol says:

    These are amazing – no other words to describe. Such beautiful picture eye candy you provide us with.

  3. Thanks, Paul! I aim to please, haha.

  4. gabriel says:

    GAH! so dreamy and beautiful.