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I was born in 1954, İzmir, Turkey.
My photographic life began as an apprentice next a master at the end of 1960's.
I started my professional career as a photographer in 1973. I was a high school student at the same time. One day my art teacher saw my a few photographs and asked me why I am not opening my own pho… Read More
I was born in 1954, İzmir, Turkey.
My photographic life began as an apprentice next a master at the end of 1960's.
I started my professional career as a photographer in 1973. I was a high school student at the same time. One day my art teacher saw my a few photographs and asked me why I am not opening my own photography exhibition. In the same year my first photo exhibition took place. In those years photos were of rural life images. I travelled Anatolia by hitchhiking in 1973 in summer holiday for new images. New exhibitions continued In the following years.
I realised that I have got many thing to do after seeing the wideness of my country and the varieties on people living in.
I educated political sciences and history in Ankara University between 1974 and 1978.
I have 32 personal photo exhibitions in Turkey and 23 mixed exhibitions in Turkey and abroad.
I teach photography to intern students and gave lectures in conferences.
My photos were published in different publications. Some of them were published as a photo book. Photo television program was made about me and my works.
In 1975 the I won my first photo prize with an Anatolian family portrait in a national photo competition. That image is still one of my best photographs. On June 2014 I won two "Humanity Photo Awards" in two different categories held by Unesco in Beijing, China Read Less
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