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rena effendi@renaeffendiphoto

Photographer @natgeo @natgeocreative based in Istanbul

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Short-lived summer end rain in Tarlabasi, a multicultural neighborhood home to Istanbul's diverse communities of Anatolian migrants, Roma, transgender and now Syrian refugees. #istanbul #raining #streetlife #streetphotography #summer #turkey #neighborhood @natgeocreative @thephotosociety

Beyoglu,Tarlabasi
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A portrait of @ghaith_abdulahad in an old mirror #istanbul #lunch #portrait


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Ala Tarasova fled Abkhazia in 1991 after her husband and son had been killed in the war. Ever since then she has been living alone in a refugee camp in Tskhvari Chamia. Georgia. #georgia #war #refugeestories #forgottenwar @natgeocreative


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Nine years ago in August I photographed 11-year-old Anastasia in Mtskheta at the refugee shelter for the families escaping the Russian bombing of Gori during the Russia-Georgia war of August 2008. She is now twenty years old, most likely blossomed into a beautiful young woman. #war #georgia #russia #conflict #refugees @natgeocreative @tbilisi_photo_festival


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Gorgeous and brilliant Arundhati Roy photographed in Delhi for @voguemagazine Looking forward to read her new book: "The Ministry of Utmost Happiness" #theministryofutmosthappiness #arundhatiroy #delhi #india #literature #newbook @natgeocreative @thephotosociety


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I am giving a talk at Somerset House @photolondonfair on Saturday, May 20 at 14:45 with Carolyn Drake @drakeycake moderated by William A. Ewing, please come, link in profile #london #culture #photography #photolondon


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Shot #onassignment for @natgeo the story on Akhenaten is finally out in May issue of the magazine, link in profile. Akhenaten, the pharaoh that ruled Egypt in 1300 BC and in his reign enforced worshiping of one god is considered the first revolutionary in human history. In order to establish new religious practices and fully abandon the old, Akhenaten moved his capital far into the desert, south of Minya. Mamdouh Abu Kelwa sails his felucca past the unfinished, pyramid-shaped, Aten Museum in Minya. Akhenaten needed only five years to build a new capital; the 25-acre museum complex has taken more than twice as long because of political and economic instability. Since the museum project began, Egypt has undergone a revolution and a coup, and two former presidents have been put on trial. @natgeo @natgeocreative @thephotosociety #egypt #pharaoh #ancientegypt #akhenaten #tutankamon #nefertiti


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Córdoba, Spain. When a movie comes to your doorstep. #spain #vacation #cordoba #andalucia #movies #movieset

Grande moschea di Cordova
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Van, Turkey, view from the citadel. #van #turkey #mountains #lanscape


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What an honor it was to photograph the brave activists of Egypt's April 6 movement for the @nytimes magazine article Generation Jail #egypt #cairo #revolution #april6 #youthmovement #jail


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Bye bye Cairo was nice to see you for just one day. #cairo #quicktrip #egypt #streetlife @natgeocreative @thephotosociety


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Refugees huddled to keep warm in the fields of Idomeni, waiting to cross the Greek-Macedonian border in 2015. #latergram #refugees #onmymind #drawing #photography


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Current events in America take me back to the story I photographed for @natgeo trailing Mahatma Gandhi's legacy in India. To this day, Gandhi's passive resistance campaigns continue to inspire non-violent protest movements both in his home country and around the world. Women walked the streets of Kodaikanal, wearing Khadi, traditional cotton dress. It was a peaceful procession to commemorate Gandhi's work towards gender equality. Tamil Nadu, India. #india #womenmarch #womensrights #equality #usa #resistance #nonviolence #gandhi #tamilnadu @natgeocreative @thephotosociety


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