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Iki Yol by m-eralp Iki Yol by m-eralp
The title is also the name of a turkish song from Mavi Sakal. Iki yol means "two ways".

Place: Yıldız Parkı, Istanbul - Turkey
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First of all, congratulations on this stunning piece.

The first thing I think I noticed was the almost tilted version of the place. It's very nice- nearly makes me feel like I'm looking at the picture with my head cocked to one side!

The colors are absolutely beautiful. There really is nothing more I can say here. The soft pink light coming in through the trees- the way it matches with the (blossoms?) ground, and fades to a lighter almost yellow color to match the paths. Just amazing. The speckles of blues on the ground really make the trees stand out. Great color capture- did you use a filter or add anything here?

The look of the paths is very good. I almost feel like one leads upwards to known places, and the other isn't as traveled- which the bend in the road you captured helps with. Great symbolism here for any artist or viewer. Loving the mystery. It also allows the viewer to really connect this with something from their mind. For me, it's Alice in Wonderland!

Overall, just a gorgeous shot. Nicely done.
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Well, well, well. This is a rather elegant and refined photograph... I can start with a description of the scene: we can see a boulevard which is divided in two parts, and these two parts lead to a different direction. By saying in this way I will certainly sound like "Captain Obvious", but I dunno how to describe it better... In any case, I must say that colours are really sharp, clear and clean, and this picture with so many trees is a nice sight, at least according to me. So, on the whole the vision field deserves full marks. =)
However, the originality loses some points because the basic theme of the fork is rather common: two paths to choose, two different choices, which will lead you to other paths and even more choices. Hence this is not exactly a newness, though it is a very nice vista that anyone can like. In addition, technique must be truly excellent, if we consider the result. This is not all: the final impact is positive and gives a sense of serenity or bewilderment (it depends on the diverse points of view).
In general terms, I can say for sure that this photo is amazing and it passed my "exam" :lol:
I congratulate the author on this masterpiece :aww:
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Doroteja1 Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2014
Wonderfully !
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cassannder Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2013
I really like this... it always tells a story somehow. It's like a really pretty college campus.
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:iconm-eralp:
m-eralp Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013   Photographer
Thank you:) A cantury ago it used to be a part of the palace garden:)
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cassannder Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013
Ooh, my bad - a little fancier than a college campus, haha!
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allison731 Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
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gizemlianilar Featured By Owner May 11, 2013
yaşadığımız her an, böyle yol ayrımlarına gebedir.
her yol ayrımı ani kararlar bekler ve o kararlarki tek yol içindir.
aydınlık veya karanlık / mutluluk veya hüzün.
yokuş veya düz.
gözün görmüş olduğu bu anda ; insan yine kararını bu şekilde veriyor.
bu fotoğrafı çekerken umarım böyle daha çok düşüncelerle çektiniz.
bir fotoğraf hayatın muhasebesini kısa bir anda yaptırabiliyorsa ;
tebrik ediyorum
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:iconm-eralp:
m-eralp Featured By Owner May 12, 2013   Photographer
Çok teşekkürler, aldığım en güzel yorumlardan biri kesinlikle.

Aldığımız kararların hep mutluluk getirmesini bekleriz ama bunu kestirebilmek ne kadar mümkün ki... Önemli olan, her şeye rağmen yürümeye devam etmek olsa gerek, Âşık Veysel gibi :)
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XxParanoidAndroidxX Featured By Owner May 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is insane! Is it manipulated or did the trails really split like that? Either way it's a total trip! It almost feels like if you go left your world gets warped into some kind of demented alternate world. I wish I could eat some booms there lol It's just beautiful and so unique!
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m-eralp Featured By Owner May 12, 2013   Photographer
Thank you i did color adjustment on photoshop but nothing is manipulated :)
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maybe-paper-hearts Featured By Owner May 9, 2013  Student Photographer
a big wow...
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:iconm-eralp:
m-eralp Featured By Owner May 9, 2013   Photographer
Many thanks:)
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KarahRobinson-Art Featured By Owner May 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You are an amazzzzing photographer! :clap:
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:iconm-eralp:
m-eralp Featured By Owner May 5, 2013   Photographer
Thank you, i am happy that you like my photography:)
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Cochalita Featured By Owner May 3, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
amazing view! :aww:
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:iconm-eralp:
m-eralp Featured By Owner May 5, 2013   Photographer
Thank you:)
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Zen-Art-Gallery Featured By Owner May 2, 2013  Student Photographer
The Road Not Taken

"Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could
To where it bent in the undergrowth;

Then took the other, as just as fair,
And having perhaps the better claim
Because it was grassy and wanted wear,
Though as for that the passing there
Had worn them really about the same,

And both that morning equally lay
In leaves no step had trodden black.
Oh, I marked the first for another day!
Yet knowing how way leads on to way
I doubted if I should ever come back.

I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I,
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference. "


By:
Robert Frost
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m-eralp Featured By Owner May 3, 2013   Photographer
That is a beautiful poem. Thank you so much for sharing it here:)
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BiBiARTs Featured By Owner May 1, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
You're featured in this :iconsoulcollectors: poll, for voting of our member of month [link] :love: Good luck !!!
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m-eralp Featured By Owner May 2, 2013   Photographer
Thank you so much:)
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BiBiARTs Featured By Owner May 2, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
always my pleasure :love:
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Hermetic-Wings Featured By Owner May 1, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Mavi Skal'ın dinlemekten bıkmadığım şarkısı...Çok güzel bir fotograf olmuş :clap:
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m-eralp Featured By Owner May 2, 2013   Photographer
Gerçek müzik dinlemekle eskitilmiyor:)
Çok teşekkürler:)
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Hermetic-Wings Featured By Owner May 2, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
:nod:
rica ederim :D
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Losiane Featured By Owner May 1, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Die zwei Wege sehen aus wie gespiegelt! Toll.
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m-eralp Featured By Owner May 2, 2013   Photographer
Vielen Dank Losiane:)
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SuperSnappz Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Which path should I take in life. Great capture and colours.
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:iconm-eralp:
m-eralp Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013   Photographer
Whichever you take, you will be rejecting the other one. That is what i don't like:D
Thank you so much:)
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SuperSnappz Featured By Owner May 1, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
That is so true, pretty much like life decisions.
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hv1234 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013
very beautiful!
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:iconm-eralp:
m-eralp Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013   Photographer
Thank you:)
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bravethunda Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013
wow stunning scene, and the soft focus makes it look amazing! well done
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:iconm-eralp:
m-eralp Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013   Photographer
Thank you very much:)
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blanket86 Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
This is so amazing. Very interesting and beautiful work!
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:iconm-eralp:
m-eralp Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013   Photographer
Thank you so much:)
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FallenChocoCookie Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Sehr schön! Und mal kein Schnee. :D
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:iconm-eralp:
m-eralp Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2013   Photographer
Danke, dieses Jahr habe ich genug mit Schnee gehabt, wirklich:D
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FallenChocoCookie Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Ja, das kann ich mir vorstellen. :D
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AthenaIce Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
The path less traveled, that is where I would go!! This photo definitely makes you think, "which path would I take?" You have captured our thoughts! great job!! :D
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m-eralp Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013   Photographer
Thank you so much:)
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AthenaIce Featured By Owner May 1, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Your welcome.
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Ruby-the-skunk Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is beautiful! A light atmosphere and a good angle of view. Colors are smooth. It's nice to see that you take photos from other countries too. :)
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m-eralp Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013   Photographer
Thank you very much:) I will if i can travel:D
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Ruby-the-skunk Featured By Owner May 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
no problem :)
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SM-Lozen21 Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2013
I like the dynamism of that work. I find the harmony of colors really beautiful. It gives a thorough mystery to the atmosphere. Great picture !
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m-eralp Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013   Photographer
Thank you so much :)
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xxShannondorf Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2013  Student Digital Artist
This doesn't even look real :la: Amazing!! The cobblestone and the color of the fallen leaves/flower buds contrast each other so well, as does the lightness of the sky, and the trees in the background. Very nice choice in camera settings for this shot :heart: I love this image so much.
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m-eralp Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2013   Photographer
Thank you so much Shannon:)
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xxShannondorf Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2013  Student Digital Artist
You're quite welcome (: And thank you for the favorite!
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m-eralp Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013   Photographer
You are very welcome:)
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