A waiter serves some Turkish coffee in a traditional Tophane hangout.
Taksim's huge "high street," Istiklal, is packed from end to end come nighttime, creating an irresistibly vibrant buzz.
Local life and architecture around the charismatic Beyoglu area.
A worker relaxes in a photogenic doorway during his lunchbreak.
Sunshine finally splashes onto the streets of Beyoglu.
Fishermen pose at the end of a long day's work on the Galata Bridge.
Both sides of the Galata bridge are lined with these hopeful fishermen every single day.
A random sign in the tourist district.
The gorgeous sunlit arches of the Blue Mosque.
A man reads quietly inside the stunning interior of the Blue Mosque.
A bread seller earns his keep strolling up and down the Galata bridge.
The famous Eminönü district, as seen from the Galata bridge at dusk.