Cappadocian Landscape

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Made of volcanic tuff, Cappadocia in central Turkey is full of valleys with eroded rocks in unbelievable shapes and colours.

Kepez tuff rock churches, Cappadocia, Turkey

Kepez tuff rock churches, Cappadocia, Turkey
View at the landscape with the two tuff cones containing the Kepez churches. Other completely eroded tuff rocks show that originally they also contained some caves (churches?).
Published 24/02/2014 by Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com

Devrent Valley, Cappadocia, Turkey

Devrent Valley, Cappadocia, Turkey
Inside the Devrent Valley in Cappadocia with its unique tuff rock cones.
Published 22/03/2014 by Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com

Devrent Valley, Cappadocia, Turkey

Devrent Valley, Cappadocia, Turkey
Inside the Devrent Valley in Cappadocia with its unique tuff rock cones.
Published 22/03/2014 by Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com

Love Valley, Cappadocia, Turkey

Love Valley, Cappadocia, Turkey
Cappadocia is an eroded landscape of volcanic tuffstone. Wind and weather created rocks in the funniest shapes. The tuff stores a lot of water and makes the valleys very fertile.
Published 27/03/2014 by Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com

Close to the Meskendir Cave Church, Cappadocia, Turkey

Close to the Meskendir Cave Church, Cappadocia, Turkey
Cappadocian landscape directly underneath the Meskendir cave church.
Published 11/03/2014 by Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com

Meskendir Valley, Cappadocia, Turkey

Meskendir Valley, Cappadocia, Turkey
On a path in the Meskendir Valley; there are everywhere in the rocks remains of former cave houses and dove cots.
Published 13/03/2014 by Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com

Meskendir Valley, Cappadocia, Turkey

Meskendir Valley, Cappadocia, Turkey
Tuff rocks in the Meskendir valley between Göreme and Çavuşin.
Published 13/03/2014 by Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com

Meskendir Valley, Cappadocia, Turkey

Meskendir Valley, Cappadocia, Turkey
Meskendir valley between Cavusin and Göreme in Cappadocia, with cave churches and tuff rocks. UNESCO World Heritage since 1985.
Published 29/10/2013 by Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com

Cappadocian Landscape, Turkey

Cappadocian Landscape, Turkey
Tuff rock landscape between Göreme and Çavuşin with a cave monastery.
Published 20/04/2013 by Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com

Pancarlik church, Cappadocia, Turkey

Pancarlik church, Cappadocia, Turkey
View into the Cappadocain landscape from the top of the tuff rock which contains the Pancarlık church with many old frescoes.
Published 28/11/2012 by Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com

tuff rock landscape near Çavuşin, Cappadocia, Turkey

tuff rock landscape near Çavuşin, Cappadocia, Turkey
Here in the valley are mainly grapes. In old times the holes in the rocks have been spacious cave apartments. After the fronts had been broken down, the farmers dug lots of small niches into the walls for pigeons to build nests. From time to time ...
Published 23/11/2012 by Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com

Shadow Man, Cappadocia, Turkey

Shadow Man, Cappadocia, Turkey
Selfportrait of the photographer. Normally the shadows of the photographer and his tripod must not be visible in a panoramic image. They are a sign of missing professionality. But sometimes its nicer not to follow the rules. - Late afternoon in on...
Published 05/02/2013 by Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com

Love Valley, Cappadocia, Turkey

Love Valley, Cappadocia, Turkey
Cappadocia is an eroded landscape of volcanic tuffstone. Wind and weather created rocks in the funniest shapes. The tuff stores a lot of water and makes the valleys very fertile. For thousands of years people were digging caves into the soft tuffs...
Published 06/11/2012 by Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com

Valley near Göreme, Cappadocia, Turkey

Valley near Göreme, Cappadocia, Turkey
Looking into a valley close to Göreme in Cappadocia. Just one hour before there was a thunderstorm with hail and I had to hide in a cave.
Published 23/07/2012 by Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com

before sunset in Cappadocia, Turkey

before sunset in Cappadocia, Turkey
Sunset at the end of a very cloudy day, near Göreme. Cappadocia is an eroded landscape of volcanic tuffstone. Wind and weather created rocks in the strangest shapes. The tuff stores a lot of water and makes the valleys very fertile. UNESCO World H...
Published 18/07/2012 by Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com