Seeking a position
as a Photographer where I can contribute my diverse skills and
creative instincts within a dynamic environment.
1996 - 2000
of Art, Atlanta, Georgia
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Photography and Advertising, May 2000.
Burning Man, San Francisco,
Freelance Photographer: Contributing Photographer for the Burning
Man Calendar. Photographer for the restoration of Doobie Lane historical
site. Event Photographer for annual Flambé Lounge event. Material
Cultures photographer, documenting artifacts for Burning Man archives.
Ritz Camera, Oakland
Store Manager: Responsible for selling cameras, equipment, and
film sales. Also responsible for maintaining files and paperwork, work
orders, schedules and inventory.
Marietta Daily Journal
and Neighbor Newspapers, Inc. Atlanta, Georgia
Head Photographer: Responsible for shooting, digitally enhancing
and editing all photos for two weekly newspapers. I took portraits of
places, individuals, and events according to prearranged appointments,
giving special attention to preserve local interests and memorable ways
that are unique to Atlanta.
Look-Look, Inc. Fashion
Marketing Company, Hollywood, CA.
Freelance Photographer: Production of 50 monthly shots for this
trendy company. These monthly collections are produced within personally
designed settings and with particular attention to colors and whimsical
Atlanta City Magazine,
Freelance Photographer: Responsible for setting up and shooting
definitive photographs, capturing soft details of historical interiors,
such as restaurants and other local and regional businesses, and portraits
of regional and national political figures and local entrepreneurs.
Atlanta City Magazine,
Gained valuable training and experience in photography in appraising scenes,
recording movements, capturing close range of details, and maximizing
depth of field.
Atlanta Greek Festival
1999, Atlanta, Georgia
Commissioned as the exclusive event photographer to capture performance
and portrait shots for the Annual Atlanta Greek Festival. This collection
of motion photography tailors places, positions, movements, and expression
to specific space and time. A series of them are printed in the Atlanta
Greek Festival Collections (1999).
School Store of Atlanta
College of Art, Atlanta, Georgia
Cashier: Assisted students and faculty in sales of photographic
equipment, paper, and supplies. Responsible for inventory and stock control.
Developed wide knowledge of cameras and media.
Wolf Camera, Atlanta,
Sales Representative: Responsible for film developing and printing
As a Sales Representative I counseled and advised customers in their purchases
of photographic equipment and for improving and individualizing their
As an Assistant to Inventory Control Manager, I maintained the inventory
of cameras, equipment, and films.
Town Journal, Allendale,
Photojournalist: Researched and prepared an opinion column concerning
local social, political, and/or economic issues for this weekly newspaper.
Worked as corresponding photographer as well as on-site reporter for shooting
numerous subjects for articles for weekly print.
9/96 - 8/99
High Museum of Art,
As an Assistant Curator I worked helping setting up the artwork for the
Produced brochures and fliers in the advertising office.
As a hostess during opening nights for exhibits, greeted and assisted
Indian Tribe Pow-Wows, Mahwah, New Jersey
Responsible for taking photographs for tribal Pow-Wows.
Set up and shot photos of Native American rituals, dance performances,
competitions, various Native American Tribal participants, Native American
artists and their projects, and guests.
Love Match, North
Bergen, New Jersey
This nationwide volunteer program works with disabled youth.
Assisted in positive skill and habit development in young disabled people.
Counseled them to gain self-confidence for achieving better relationships
with their immediate surroundings.
Lady Fest 2002,
San Francisco, California
Gallery shows for selected women artist in the bay area. Artwork shown
in 2 different galleries
Femme Potens, San Francisco, California
Photographs shown for a month in a club. Photographs included females
in black and white series
Atlanta College of Art, Gallery 100, Atlanta, Georgia
A month long gallery exhibit 50 pieces of artwork containing travel photography,
portraits, and black and white series.
Kimbo's Art Gallery, Fayetteville, Georgia
One month exhibit of various works from my portfolio: Depicting travel
photos of Turkiye, creating third dimension, to draw the viewer's eye
into the photographs by incorporating landscapes.
Fisher- Lee Coffee House, Fayetteville, GA
Four-month exhibit from my collections of travel photography, historical
architecture, and local scenery from pastoral Atlanta.
Manual and machine processing, negative film using, C-41, E-6, and B/W
processes. Wide, medium, and 35mm formats.
B/W Photography: Shooting/developing contact sheets, prints, dodging,
burning, toning, split filtering, combination printing, and hand coloring.
Color Photography: Shooting/developing print and slide film, contact
sheets, dodging, burning, color correction, and copy work of two-dimensional
artwork for slide portfolios, including shooting, masking, and labeling.
Digital Photography: Converting traditional film, slides, and prints
to digital files. Color correction, digital editing, image manipulation,
and printing files.
Alternative Processes: Non-silver, Polaroid Emulsion Transfers,
Toning, and Pinhole Photography.
Archival Processes: Framing, mounting, and matting for gallery
Retail Photography: Experience in industrial and commercial photography.
Travel Photography: Closely focusing on distinctive features and
surroundings, as well as utilizing domestic touches.
Architecture Photography: Emphasizing the sense of depth and distance
and incorporating intricate structures as graphic components of architectural
Interior Photography: Attention to natural and artificial light,
picking up colors that the eye cannot see.
Portrait Photography: Setting up for a range of subjects from adults
Experienced in both
Macintosh and Microsoft systems..
Proficient in Adobe Photoshop 7.0.
Experienced in Illustrator and Quark Express.
Experienced in Microsoft Office Suite.
in English, Turkish.