emre çakmak,
born in 1996


Emre Çakmak was born in Izmir/Turkey, in 1996. He used to live in Izmir until his graduation from Maltepe Military High School in 2015. Now, he lives in Ankara/Turkey, and studies English Language Teaching at Gazi University.


Since 2019, Emre has been mainly interested in Street Photography and Documentary Photography. He is in search of magical moments in daily life. He generally uses different photography techniques for putting his imagination into the daily life scenes and bringing surreal view to the frame. Because he is inspired by both of the daily life and surrealism movement, he tries to combine them. In this way, photography turns into a great way of expressing feelings and thoughts for him. His photozine named as Labyrinth was published by Bump Books. Also, some of his works were published in international magazines and exhibited globally. He has been awarded several times and some of his photos were selected in lots of international festivals and contests. He was one of the juries of Istanbul Street Photography Festival helding in 2021.