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He is a Turkish & Portuguese photographer living in Istanbul/Turkey. After he finished his first photography education in 2015, he took part in the various projects and ateliers of photography. In 2020, he graduated from Anadolu University Photography and Videography. He has won more than 1.000 awards in international contests and international photography groups. He has been honoured with the EFIAP (Excellence FIAP) distinction by FIAP. He is selected administrator to 4 international photography groups. His photography were exhibited in 26 national and 51 international exhibitions held in Bulgaria (4), France, Germany (2), Greece (25), Italy (3), Japan, Netherlands, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland (3), Turkey, Ukraine (3), United Kingdom (3) and USA (2), including a solo exhibition in Athens/Greece. His photos were exhibited at the 120. Salon d'Automne Paris/France, at the photoSCHWEIZ 24 in Zurich/Switzerland, at the16th ci contemporary istanbul in Turkey, at the 6th Antiparos International Photo Festival, at the 3rd Photosphere International Photography Festival, at the 5th & 6th Chania International Photo Festival, at the 1st & 2nd B&W Athens Photography Festival and at the Photopolis Festival "Parenthoods" in Greece, and at the London Photo Festival 2021 in UK at which he was the public vote winner, and at the 12th & 13th Florence Biennial in Italy at which he won the "Lorenzo il Magnifico" award for photography. His photos are published in 20 photobooks & photo albums and magazines. Many works of him are owned by galleries and private art collectors.

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"Free your soul with photography"


Istanbul University Faculty of Letters English Language and Literature 

Istanbul University Faculty of Business Administration Marketing Program 

Fujifilm Istanbul Photography Academy

Anadolu University Photography & Videography

Photographic Distinctions

EFIAP - Excellence FIAP - by FIAP Fédération Internationale de l'Art Photographique  The International Federation of Photographic Art

Administrative Affiliations

Administrator: Traveler Photographer - Universal Photography Art - Fototrak – GoodFoto


PSA Photographic Society of America

FIAP Fédération Internationale de l'Art Photographique/International Federation of Photographic Art

ANAFOD Association/A Member of Photographic Arts Federation of Turkey (TFSF)

IFSAK Istanbul Photography and Cinema Society

Special Assignments

2019 International Istanbul  PhotoMaraton Theme Definer


His aim is to create new expressions and approaches in photography. He tries to show a point of view caught at a critical and decisive moment in everyday life. He especially focuses on the architectural lines and graphics in correlation with the living beings around. He also tries to reflect the social life in urban-rural districts.  His fields of work and interest are; architectural photography, street photography, documentary photography, travel photography, stage performances photography, conceptual photography and underwater photography.

Photography & Videography Contest Awards

2023 Monochrome Photography Awards 1 Honorary Mention

2023 CIP Festival International Chania Photo Marathon 3rd Prize


2022 Monochrome Photography Awards 3 Honorary Mentions


2021 London Photo Festival "Architecture" Public Vote Winner "Requiem"


12th Florence Biennale Italy “Lorenzo il Magnifico” Award for Photography

More than 250 Awards in FIAP&PSA&GPU&GAP Patronage International Photography Contests

Nearly 1000 Awards in Various International Photography Contests and in International Photography Groups

Kelebek Newspaper Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey" Film Review Competition 1st Award                                                                                                                                                                        

Exhibitions & Biennials & Photo Festivals

04.2017 “WSIS FORUM 2017” United Nations ITU Headquarters Geneva/Switzerland

09.2017 15th Istanbul Biennial Parallel Photography Exhibition: “One Heart One Soul: A Neighbour” Museum of 500th Year Gallery Istanbul/Turkey

12.2017 “Reflections From Fototrak's Light” Photography Exhibition/Corlu State Hospital Art Gallery Tekirdag/Turkey

02.2018 “One Heart One Soul: A Neighbour” Photography Exhibition/Edirne Synagogue Cultural Center Edirne/Turkey

07.2018 “The 6th Antiparos International Photo Festival” Castro/Antiparos/Greece

09.2018 “Synopsis Group Art Exhibition” Antiart Gallery Antiparos/Greece

10.2018 “Artrospektif Photography Project Exhibition” Ziraatbank Art Gallery Istanbul/Turkey

10.2018 “Miraculous Reflections” A SoArt Project Collective Art Exhibition – Historical Kethuda Hammam Cultural Center/Ortakoy/Istanbul

12.2018 “Artrospektif Photography Project Exhibition” CKM Caddebostan Cultural Center Istanbul/Turkey

03.2019 “Magnificent Spice Bazaar” Collective Photography Exhibition/Yunus Emre Institute London/UK

03.2019 “Timeless Istanbul” A SoArt Collective Art Exhibition/Hunkar Palace/Istanbul/Turkey 

03.2019 “Istanbul, a World of Culture” Collective Photography Exhibition/The London Islamic Cultural Centre/London/UK

04.2019 ANAFOD Association “6th Year” Group Photography Exhibition/Turkan Saylan Cultural Center/Istanbul/Turkey

05.2019 COFSAT “Connections” Group Photography Exhibition/IFSAK Istanbul Photography and Cinema Society/Turkey

07.2019 Bursa Nilufer Municipality Photography Festival/Bursa/Turkey

07.2019 3rd Photosphere International Photography Festival/Paros/Greece

07-08.2019 3rd Photosphere International Photography Festival/Patmos/Greece

09.2019 IFSAK 60th Year Season Opening Members Photography Exhibition/Istanbul/Turkey

10.2019 12th Florence Biennale 2019 – International Biennial of Contemporary Art

11.2019 RE-TOUCH Collective Art Exhibition - Nis Art Gallery/Istanbul/Turkey

11.2019 "Miraculous Reflections" A SoArt Project Collective Art Exhibition - Taksim Cumhuriyet Art Gallery/Istanbul/Turkey

01.2020 "Istanbul Art Exhibition" Berlin Forum Factory/Germany

03.2020 COFSAT "Hidden" Photography Group Exhibition/IFSAK Istanbul Photography & Cinema Society/Turkey

09-10.2020 16th International Triennial Exhibition “Theatre in the Photographic Art” Novi


10-11.2020 "Splendid II" Collective Art Exhibition - Gallery Next/Istanbul/Turkey

11.2020 "Cosmic Motion Revealed" International Art Exhibition/Boris Georgiev City Gallery/   


12.2020 International Paper Works Exhibition "COINCIDENCE" Tadzio Gallery/Kyiv/Ukraine

03.2021 IFSAK Conceptual Photography Project Online Exhibition "TRACE" Istanbul/Turkey

04.2021 International Group Exhibition "YESTERDAY TODAY TOMORROW" Gallery Georgi Baev 


05.2021 London Photo Festival 2021 "ARCHITECTURE" Marble Hill House/London/UK 

05.2021 International Paper Works Exhibition "REVIVAL" Tadzio Gallery/Kyiv/Ukraine

08.2021 MYNDOS II Exhibition Myndos Hotel/Gumusluk/Bodrum/Turkey

08-11.2021 "SEPHARAD" Traces of a Muticultural Heritage Art Exhibition

Yunus Emre Institute/Amsterdam/Netherlands

09.2021 FOTOSEK 11th Year Black & White Photographs/IFSAK/Istanbul/Turkey

09.2021 "CONVIVIO" International Photography Exhibition/Ex Filanda di Modigliana/Italy

09.2021 SEPTEMBER Art Exhibition/Atölye 76/Bodrum/Turkey

09.2021 "Non-interactive to Interactive" International Works Exhibition/Filmgate Miami/USA

10.2021 16th CI Contemporary Istanbul /Istanbul/Turkey

10.2021 13th Florence Biennale / Art & Design - Florence/Italy

10.2021 "CONSPICUOUS INTERACTIONS" International Exhibition/National Academy of

Fine Arts and Architecture/Kyiv/Ukraine

11.2021 Istanbul Gallery Week "Mind the Gap!" Galeri Binyıl/Istanbul/Turkey

11.2021 ART_THESSALONIKI International Contemporary Art Fair/Thessaloniki/Greece

01.2022 "GEOMETRY & HUMAN" Photography Exhibition/IFSAK/Istanbul/Turkey

02.2022 "ARTISTIC CONTEXTS" Artforum Gallery International Exhibition/


03.2022 "ARTANKARA" Art Fair/Ankara/Turkey

03-04.2022 "EMPHATIZING" International Art Exhibition/Boris Georgiev City Gallery &


05.2022 Club for UNESCO Piraeus & Islands International Exhibition/Athens/Greece

05.2022 "SEFARAD" Exhibition/Fundacion Tres Culturas del Mediterraneo/Sevilla/Spain

05.2022 EV 621 Gallery International Exhibition/New York/USA

05-06.2022 "WSIS FORUM 2022" United Nations ITU Headquarters/Geneva/Switzerland​

07.2022 5th CIP Chania International Photo Festival/Chania/Crete/Greece

08.2022 "Archipel's Trace" Art Exhibition/Aktur/Bodrum/Turkey

10.2022 IFSAK 2022-2023 Season Opening Exhibition/Istanbul/Turkey

11.2022 "Night Photography International Exhibition" Blank Wall Gallery/Athens/Greece 

11-12.2022 "Still Life Photography International Exhibition" Blank Wall Gallery/Athens/Greece 

12.2022 "Stroll International Exhibition" Bogoridi Gallery/Burgas/Bulgaria

01.2023 "International Street Photography Exhibition" Blank Wall Gallery/Athens/Greece

02.2023 "1st Athens B&W Photography Festival" Serafeio Exhibition Hall/Athens/Greece

02.2023 "Shakespeare" Photography Exhibition/IFSAK/Istanbul/Turkey 

03.2023 "International Cityscapes Photography Exhibition" Blank Wall Gallery/Athens/Greece

04-05.2023 "International Fine Art Photography Exhibition" Blank Wall Gallery/Athens/Greece

04-05.2023 "The Story of the Photograph Exhibition"  IFSAK/Istanbul/Turkey

05.2023 "Lines & Living Beings" Solo Photography Exhibition: Henri Kandiyoti - Blank Wall Gallery/Athens/Greece

06.2023 Sepharad "Traces of a Multicultural Heritage" Kaisersaal/Frankfurt/Germany

06.2023 "International Portraits Photography Exhibition" Blank Wall Gallery/Athens/Greece

08.2023  6th CIP Chania International Photo Festival/Chania/Crete/Greece 

09.2023 "International Travel Photography Exhibition" Blank Wall Gallery/Athens/Greece

10.2023 "International Night Photography Exhibition" Blank Wall Gallery/Athens/Greece


11.2023 International Art Exhibition "Sound of Sun" Design Festa Gallery/Harajuku Art Village/Tokyo/Japan

11-12.2023 "International Landscape Photography Exhibition" Blank Wall Gallery/Athens/Greece

01.2024 "London Photo Festival & photoSCHWEIZ 2024" Zurich/Switzerland

01.2024 "International Conceptual Photography Exhibition" Blank Wall Gallery/Athens/Greece 

01.2024 "120. Salon d'Automne" Paris/France

02.2024 "2nd Athens B&W Photography Festival" Serafeio Exhibition Hall/Athens/Greece

03.2024 "International Moments of Color Photography Exhibition" Blank Wall Gallery/Athens/ Greece

05.2024 Photopolis Festival "Parenthoods" Karpalos Museum/Agrinio/Greece

05.2024 "International Street Photography Exhibition" Blank Wall Gallery/Athens/Greece

Upcoming Exhibitions & Photo Festivals & Biennials

06.2024 International Photography Exhibition During Venice Biennale 2024/Kunst Depot Art Center/Venice/Italy

07.2024 7th CIP Chania International Photography Festival/Chania/Crete/Greece

Photobooks & Albums

One Heart One Soul: A Neighbour - The Quincentennial Foundation Museum of Turkish Jews & 15th Istanbul Biennial Neighbour Event 2017

Bountiful Empire & Magnificent Spice Bazaar 2019 Yunus Emre Instıtute London

3rd Photosphere International Open Air Photography Festival 2019

6th Queensland International Digital Circuit 2019

ARS ET INGENIUM 12th Florence Biennale 2019

16th International Triennial Exhibition "Theatre in the Photographic Art" 2020

"TOGETHER" IFSAK 61th Season Opening Photobook 2020

FOTOSEK Colour Photography Album 2020

"Istanbul by Poems" 2021 IFSAK Publications


"SEPHARAD" Traces of a Muticultural Heritage Art Exhibition Photobook

FOTOSEK 11th Year Black & White Photobook 2021


OPUS REA TRILOGY 2023 IFSAK Publications

120. Salon d'Automne Catalogue 2024

Photography Magazines

PHOTOLINE Magazine December 2021/January 2022

COŞKU/ENTHUSIASM Digital Magazine by IFSAK October 2022

YOLCULUK/JOURNEY Digital Magazine by IFSAK July 2023

YANSIMA/REFLECTION Digital Magazine by IFSAK October 2023

MÜZE/MUSEUM Digital Magazine by IFSAK March 2024

SALOM MAGAZINE Interview/May 2024

Private & Gallery Collections

“Futuristic” Elise P. Knapp/Art Collector/London/United Kingdom

“Lines & Living Beings” A series of 9/Anti Art Gallery/Antiparos/Greece

“Seeking for a Miracle” Kemal Gulman/Businessman & Art Collector/Istanbul/Turkey

“Rocky Spirit” Gul & Umit Yalcin/Turkish Ambassador/London/UK

“Dome of the Rock” Mehmet Karakus/YEE Gallery Director/London/UK

“Magic Sphere” Turkish Embassy/London/UK 

“Spicy Life” Yunus Emre Institute London/UK                 

“Just the Two of Us” Laurence Paul & Ralph Kandioti/Art Collectors/London/UK

“Goddess Anahit” Mehmet Ongen/Businessman & Art Collector/Istanbul/Turkey

"Footsteps of the Sun" Can Guzey/Interior Architect & Art Collector/Istanbul/Turkey

"Waterjoy" Rozet Basoglu Aroyo/Art Collector/Istanbul/Turkey

"Freedom" & "Matrix" THE STAY Hotels/Art Collectors/Istanbul&Alacati/Turkey

"Freedom" Eva & Beri Goldenberg/Art Collectors/Bodrum/Turkey&London/UK

"Longest Way" As. Professor Dr. Ersin Adıgüzel/Director of Yunus Emre Institute/Madrid/Spain

"Upside Down" & "Ghosts" Melis Salgirtay/Art Collector/Paris/France

"Detalles de Andalucía 1-2-3-4-5" & "Seeking for a Miracle" Sara Beri/Art Collector/Turkey

"Umbrellas Forever" Didem Aras/Art Collector/Turkey

"Renaissance In Granada" Lizi Senbay/Art Collector/Lisbon/Portugal


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