Saturday, December 18, 2010


Shot four assignments on half a simit (Turkish bagel) and two cubes of tea sugar... Here's a selection from the first three assignments:

Ziraat Bankasi beat Milli Piyango 3-1 in the men's 1st league volleyball game.

Labourers of the State Tobacco and Liquor Company protested the government once again and commemorated their colleague who was killed by a drunk driver last February. Uysal was hit by a luxurious SUV during his stay in tents in downtown Ankara to protest the government.

Republican People's Party (CHP) had their 15th Extraordinary Convention. I was asked to see what was outside the basketball arena they rented.

A few shots from Konya

A passer-by near Ince Minaret...

Ladies dancing the "halay" in a live music cafe...

Ihsan posing with dried ocras...

Konya Seker labourers taking a break from planting trees...

The labourers posing for a group portrait...

Monday, December 13, 2010

A funeral, figure skating and some snow

Journalist and author Can Dundar's father Ali Riza Dundar has passed away.

A few pictures from this year's Turkish Figure Skating Championships in Ankara:

The first snow of the season in Ankara with Anitkabir, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk's mausoleum in the background... A picture I took through my car's window on the way to work and yes, I did park the car first.

Friday, December 10, 2010

Recent work

Opposition party's secretary general talks to the press. One of the outtakes...

Young Turkish engineers who developed a software which would prevent data leakages similar to the recent Wikileaks incident, pose for a group portrait in their office.

Opposition party's secretary general talks to the press. The select...

A recent tender... The man with the big smile is the general manager of a private company which bought a public electricity distribution company for 1 billion 165 million US Dollars, about what I make weekly as a photojournalist, not!

Somethin'... Personal I guess.