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Uploaded: July 21, 2007

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Two of the 6 minarets are visible here at the Sultan Ahmet Mosque, a.k.a. the famous Blue Mosque. A minaret is a slender tower built along side of a mosque from which the 'call to prayer' brings the believers. The Blue Mosque in Istanbul has 6 minarets.

Beneath the long wall of columns visible here, are the public fountains from where believers can practice the art of abultion in preparation for prayer.

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captured on May 26, 2007 at 3:36 p.m.
F11@1/50
Exp Comp. +33/100
ISO Speed, 100
Split metering
Focal length, 7.4 mm.

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