Ziya is a film stills photographer born in Turkey. He grew his passion for photography in his school years and it became a profession in 2000 when started working in a studio in Istanbul.
After gaining experience in several studios, he became a freelance photographer and worked in corporate events, congresses, advertising, product, and fashion shoots. Then he got into the cinema and combining this with his experience, his photography style developed.
He worked for famous Turkish blockbuster films and specialised in film stills photography. The next stop in Ziya’s life who describes photography as a breathtaking adventure is in the UK.
Ziya combines his experience with his good temper and professional attitude. He is also known for his photographs that skillfully reflect the basic elements of the subject he works on.
“The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.”