Daily Banana – Tourist Trap

This place may look creepy, but it’s actually inside the ancient Istanbul mosque turned museum of Hagia Sophia. This isn’t the best photo to illustrate the lavishly decorated interior of this famous location, but it’s still kinda cool. Plus, I really wanted to release something dark and gritty today. 🙂

Hagia Sophia is an epicenter for tourist activity, so I had to be incredibly patient to get this shot. And since they made me leave my tripod with security at the gate, I also had to shoot this one handheld. All in all it took me a patient 20 minutes to wait for an opening.

When tripods are forbidden, I shoot a lot of my HDR Handheld. Read more about My Tips For Shooting Handheld HDR

Inside Hagia Sophia Istanbul