Mehmet Masum Suer

Mehmet Masum Suer is a Kurdish international photographer and freelance journalist living in city of Diyarbakir in Turkey. He began his career as a journalist in 1974, then worked for different agencies and newspapers of Turkey as a reporter, photo-journalist, writer, redactor and representative. He quit journalism after 1993, and got involved on his researches about history, culture and language. Mehmet Masum Suer has been taking photos professionally in different fields besides photojournalism since 2005. Suer takes pictures of historic places and buildings especially in citys of Diyarbakir, Mardin, Van and Hasankeyf. Meanwhile he has been involved on a project of taking photos of famous Kurdish politicians and artists. Cultural, historical values, and works of art are the subjects that take his attention. Suer also records the cultural festivals, and presentations as documentaries. Some of his exhibitions took place in Turkey, Iraq, and USA. Photos of Suer are especially used in touristic publications such as guide books, brochures, and postcards as well as they are used in international tourism fairs, newspapers, and magazines.
Mehmet Masum Süer

Mehmet Masum Süer

Camera Gear: PENTAX K5 (Pentax battery grip D-BG4) and Fujifilm X10.
Sigma 28mm f1.8 EX DG Aspherical Macro, Pentax 50mm f/1.7 SMC-M, Sigma 10-20 mm f4-5.6 DC EX HSM, Tamron 17-50 mm f2.8 XR Dİ II LD Aspherical (IF), Pentax SMC-DA* 50-135mm f/2.8 ED [IF] SDM, Zenitar 16mm f 2.8 fisheye, Tokina 135mm f/2.8.
Current Location: Diyarbakir, Turkey
Portfolio: http://www.photo.net/photos/diyarbakir
Portfolio: http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/artists/masum
Portfolio: http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/myshot/gallery/367769
Gallery: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/user/Id=21052
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/masumsuer
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mehmet-Masum
Twitter: http://twitter.com/masumsuer
Best Achievements & Exhibitions: Light & Composition Top 100 Photographers


Some of Mehmet Masum Suer’s Most Popular Award Achievements

Hasankeyf, by Mehmet Masum

Hasankeyf, by Mehmet Masum

Just like any other ancient city, Hasankeyf has seen many glorious past events in its history. Here the Romans had built the Cephe fortress. Then it became the ...
Oriental Room from Diyarbakir, by Mehmet Masum

Oriental Room from Diyarbakir, by Mehmet Masum

Oriental room of a cafe from Hasanpasha Han. The Hasan Pasha Han in city of Diyarbakir in Turkey. Han, which highly impressed Western travellers with its 17th c...

Acacia Blossom from Diyarbakir, by Mehmet Masum
Hasankeyf, by Mehmet Masum
Botan Babies from Hasankeyf, by Mehmet Masum
Castle of Egil in Diyarbakir, by Mehmet Masum
Muradiye Waterfall in Van, by Mehmet Masum
Diyarbakir Castle under the Moonlight, by Mehmet Masum
Hasankeyf Frog, by Mehmet Masum
Leaning Flowers, by Mehmet Masum
Gate of Castle, by Mehmet Masum
Oriental Room from Diyarbakir, by Mehmet Masum
Blacksmiths Bazaar in Diyarbakir, by Mehmet Masum
Loss! by Mehmet Masum
After Sunset Castle of Diyarbakir, by Mehmet Masum
Castle of Diyarbakir under Fog, by Mehmet Masum
Along the River Tigris, by Mehmet Masum
Ottoman Architecture, by Mehmet Masum
Purple and Yellow, by Mehmet Masum
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Backstory

Backstory

Poverty has an adverse effect on people of the world, and for a child, it can be gruesome. It happens every day, though. You can find it everywhere around you. ...
In silence

In silence

Do you remember the line from the movie the notebook? “We sit silently and watch the world around us. This has taken a lifetime to learn. It seems only the old ...

Histories of Our Ancestors
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