Archive for February 25th, 2012

Ahmet Ertug is an Istanbul based  photographer who began his career as an architect.  This interest in architecture has led him to a renowned career photographing the great buildings of the world.  He works in a very large format that produces huge fine prints that are spectacular.  He shoots the interiors of these buildings in natural light with exposures that often run 2-4 minutes in length, capturing the  beauty of the building as it naturally appears.  Grand and beautiful.

 He has produced a number of limited edition volumes of his work that are hand bound.  One of these is Temples of Knowledge.  It features his exquisite photos of the great historic libraries of the Western world.  For those of you into bookshelf porn, excited by the beauty of the library, his photos are a marvel.

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