These 12 photos by this young Turkish photographer will remind you how beautiful the city you live in really is - Vienna Würstelstand

These 12 photos by this young Turkish photographer will remind you how beautiful the city you live in really is

September 14, 2020

These 12 photos by this
young Turkish photographer
will remind you how beautiful
the city you live in really is

September 14, 2020

Vienna Würstelstand's says

In this instalment of #passthesenf, we’re showcasing the eye-popping photos of Vienna to be found on the Instagram account, @gezginkafam.

Behind this account is the talented guy, Ali Sinan Erbay – born in Turkey in 1992 where he lived until he was 9, he picked up a camera 4 years ago and started snapping shots with passion. Since he started to post his shots on Instagram about a year ago, he’s grown an audience of almost 10k. Check out Ali’s photos of Vienna that

 

© Photo by Ali Sinan Erbay

 

© Photo by Ali Sinan Erbay

 

Vienna Würstelstand (VWS): Describe how you see Vienna through your eyes on your Instagram feed in one sentence.

Ali (A): My goal is it to convey my perception of Vienna through my photos, and I want to show a new perception of Vienna by using interesting angles instead of taking the typical postcard pictures everybody is bored of.

 

© Photo by Ali Sinan Erbay

 

© Photo by Ali Sinan Erbay

VWS: What 3 emotions do you want people to feel when they look at your Instagram feed?

A: I want to convey many emotions, but most importantly – passion, inspiration, and joy.

 

© Photo by Ali Sinan Erbay

 

VWS: Give us 3 of your favourite Instagram accounts that you follow?

A: There are many accounts I’d want to recommend, because of their style and feed, for example @rafaelwien , @joaxxxxa and @a_l_x_ender.

 

© Photo by Ali Sinan Erbay

 

VWS: What do you imagine the expression on people’s faces to be like when they see one of your photos in their Instagram feeds come up?

A: Of course, I want them to be inspired and excited, but I also want them to see the passion behind my pictures.

 

© Photo by Ali Sinan Erbay

 

© Photo by Ali Sinan Erbay

 

© Photo by Ali Sinan Erbay

 

VWS: How did you find the photography style that best reflected you for your Instagram feed?

A: In order to find the perfect Instagram feed that works for you, you have to experiment a lot.

From the beginning, I started to take a lot of different kinds of photos, and I still do. I really enjoy photography as a hobby, that’s why I often go into town to just take photos. I love street photography and trying new things. I see that as an experiment and don’t post it on my Instagram, because I want my pictures to work well together on my feed.

So, to answer your question: I found my style that you can see on my Instagram by taking many, many pictures.

© Photo by Ali Sinan Erbay

 

VWS: Where’s your favourite spot to hang out in Vienna?

A: I think Vienna in general, is a wonderful city. But there are a few places that fascinate me every time. For example, the Naschmarkt, the Karlskirche and the Friedenspagode.

VWS: What do you like taking pictures of in this city and what draws you to that subject matter?

A: I’m mostly roaming around the city centre of Vienna. Most of my pictures happen spontaneously, but I especially like taking pictures of the streets of Vienna, because the outstanding architecture of Vienna inspires me.

I also take pictures of the people of Vienna, as I also want to showcase the life of Vienna. I usually convey little surveys in my Instagram stories, in which my followers choose the pictures of people they like the most. That way, I can interact with my followers and find out what kind of photography they like most.

© Photo by Ali Sinan Erbay

 

VWS: What gear do you use to make your photography?

A: I’m mostly using the mirrorless Sony Alpha III, but I also have my old Canon 600D, just in case. For editing, I use Lightroom.

 

© Photo by Ali Sinan Erbay

Check out @gezginkafam Instagram account if you like what you see in this article.

#passthesenf is our Instagram feature series where we interview talented Vienna-based Instagrammers and get to know the secrets behind their brand of senf (mustard).

If you’re an obsessive Instagrammer, and think that you’ve got what it takes, then drop us a line: editorial@viennawurstelstand.com

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