2022 / People
/ Culture (Non-Pro)
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Master Sinorik enjoying his newspaper - Unfortunately silversmiths are dying breed as currently the youngest master is 55 years old and no interest in the craft from young generation. Sinorik is 76 years old and says he’s been working in the same shop for 65 years. Many other Armenian craftsman have either moved somewhere else or left this craft mainly because of economic hardship. Remaining few are trying to make ends meet but getting more difficult day by day
I am a street photographer out of Istanbul. I chase light and shade in every chance I get.