Ozcan Simsek


About Me

He stepped into photography by working in his neighbor's studio in 1988. With his retirement in 2013, he focused on his photography career.He improved himself by participating in trainings such as advanced photography, photo processing techniques and lighting. He completed Anadolu University Faculty of Business Administration in 2013 and Anadolu University Photography and Cameraman education in 2017.He worked as a photography instructor at Edremit Photography Art Association (EDFOD) and Public Education Centers, which he founded.He received awards and exhibitions in many competitions in Turkey and abroad. He gave personal photo shows. He participated in many personal and group exhibitions. He served as a jury member in photo contests.His photographs were exhibited in many countries of the world, his photographs took place in Catalogs.HIUP (Honorable IUP) by IUP (INTERNATIONAL OF UNION OF PHOTOGRAPERS) as a result of the awards and exhibitions won in International Competitions,QPSA (QUALIFIED) by the United States Photographic Society (THE PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY OF AMERICA (PSA)),Awarded AFIAP (Artist FIAP) title by the International Federation of Photografic Art (FIAP).Şimşek is a member of the United States Photographic Society (PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY OF AMERICA) (PSA), the International Association of Photographers (IUP), Asia Photographers Union (APU) operating in Singapore and the Edremit Photographic Art Association (EDFOD).Currently, Turkey Photographic Arts Federation (TFSF) Board Member and Edremit Photo Art Association (EDFOD) is Chairman of the Board.He is married with two children.

Works Synopsis

CAMEL WRESTLINGCamel wrestling is a traditional festival in Turkey's Aegean Region.Camel owners prepare for this festival for a year and take their camels to wherever the festival is held.Camels are not allowed to be harmed during wrestling. There are many officers.At the end of the wrestling, the owner of the winning camel is awarded a trophy.

Exhibition Name

Camel wrestling


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