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Famous Photographers from Turkey

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List of notable or famous photographers from Turkey, with bios and photos, including the top photographers born in Turkey and even some popular photographers who immigrated to Turkey. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Turkish photographers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These photographers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known photographer from Turkey is included when available.

List is made up of a variety of people, including Nuri Bilge Ceylan and Ara Güler.

This historic photographers from Turkey list can help answer the questions "Who are some Turkish photographers of note?" and "Who are the most famous photographers from Turkey?" These prominent photographers of Turkey may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Turkish photographers.

Use this list of renowned Turkish photographers to discover some new photographers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. {#nodes}
  • Ara Güler (born Aram Terteryan (Armenian: Արա Կիւլէր); 16 August 1928 – 17 October 2018) was an Armenian-Turkish photojournalist, nicknamed "the Eye of Istanbul" or "the Photographer of Istanbul". He was "one of Turkey's few internationally known photographers". ...  more
    • Age: 92
    • Birthplace: Beyoğlu, Turkey
  • Bikem Ekberzade (b. 1971, Istanbul) is a Turkish journalist, photojournalist and documentary photographer. She is known for her work on forced migration in the Balkans, Africa, Central Asia, and the Middle East. Since the 1990s, she has worked with numerous news outlets, including CNN International, Newsweek, Associated Press, Businessweek, Der Spiegel, and The New York Times. Ekberzade was selected the photographer of the month by European Press Network World Reporter in 2002. She was presented an award for her documentary work on refugees by UNHCR in 2004....  more
    • Age: 50
    • Birthplace: Turkey
  • Buğra Gülsoy is a Turkish actor, architect, director, graphic designer and photographer....  more
    • Age: 39
    • Birthplace: Ankara, Turkey
  • Ebru Ceylan is a screenwriter, film director, photographer and actress....  more
    • Age: 45
    • Birthplace: Ankara, Turkey