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Photographer captures modern and vibrant side of ancient Istanbul

Yener Torun is bringing the color out of Istanbul through Instagram

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Istanbul-based architect and photographer, Yener Torun, has gained a large following on the popular social media app, Instagram, by posting his vibrant photos of Istanbul.

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The classic photographs of Istanbul show the beautiful ancient buildings and historical aspects of the city. These photographs show a whole new side of the city, with colorful and minimalistic buildings.

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"I have been living here for 14 years and it still finds a new trick to surprise me and I share some of these little surprises on Instagram" the photographer told the UK's The Daily Mail.

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"I dig every corner of the city and I spend most of my free time looking for them and finding them is like finding an oasis in a desert because Istanbul is quite like a desert of grey buildings."

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A photo posted by Yener Torun (@cimkedi) on

A photo posted by Yener Torun (@cimkedi) on