Istanbul’s Galata Bridge spanning the Golden Horn.
Fishermen stacked side by side. A typical day on Galata Bridge.
“Chai, chai, chai!” a man shouts as he walks up and down the bridge carrying a batch of hot chai tea. His friend follows closely with fresh simit, a type of Turkish bagel.
Two men selling fishing supplies while sipping on cups of hot chai.
A rod and reel - all that's required.
The yield of an experienced fisherman. These fish will be sold to the restaurants beneath the bridge.
Fisherman holds his latest catch, soon to be used for bait.
Onlookers observing one man’s catch.
Tying the knot.
Fish too small to be eaten are sold as bait to other fishermen.
Having a smoke while passing the time.
Patience - a key requirement for any seasoned fishermen.
Even the smallest of catches are worth a pose for a photograph.
A somewhat common sight towards the end of the day.