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Intercontinental City
Photograph by Alex Webb

Twenty minutes and thirty cents gets this street musician a ferry ride across continents. Istanbul sits, literally, on both Europe and Asia, divided by the Bosporus Strait. A key means of daily transportation and commerce, this fabled waterway is the lifeblood of Istanbul—a city of nine million people and Turkey’s commercial heart.

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Leica M6
Film Type: Kodachrome 200
Lens: 35mm
Speed and F-Stop: Unrecorded
Weather Conditions: Clear
Time of Day: Late afternoon
Lighting Techniques: Natural light

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