Award Winner | Photo of the Day | May 23, 2012
A view from Behram Pasha Mosque, an Ottoman structure built in 1572 by Behram Pahsa, Governor of Diyarbakir. The compressed stone on the upper right and left of the entrance predates by some 400 years of the pre-stressed concrete, which is still widely used today, and highly admired by students of architecture.
Technical Info: Pentax K20D | Exposure 1/90sec @ f/5.6 | Focal length 25mm | ISO 100
Award Winner: Photo of the Day | May 23
Title of the photograph: Ottoman Architecture
Photo of the Day Award Category: Architectural Photography
Photograph Location: Diyarbakir | Turkey
Photographer: Mehmet Masum Süer (Diyarbakir,Turkey)
Mehmet Masum Süer is a Kurdish documentary photographer and freelance journalist. He lives in Diyarbakir in Turkey. He writes about historical and cultural subjects. In addition of these, he is working for some local and foreign media institutions. His photographs published in publicity of his region or magazines.