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
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
Best Achievements: Light & Composition Top 100 Photographers
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

Some of Mehmet Masum Suer’s Most Popular Award Achievements

Castle of Egil in Diyarbakir, by Mehmet Masum

Castle of Egil in Diyarbakir, by Mehmet Masum

Egil castle was built in Assyrian times in 5000 BC. It had an interesting structure. It was surrounded by walls which have partially survived until today. Egil ...

Leaning Flowers, by Mehmet Masum

Leaning Flowers, by Mehmet Masum

These beautiful flowers are from my town Diyarbakir, southeast of the Turkey. I found them in a park leaning towards the ground, and showcasing the glory in a b...

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

Histories of Our Ancestors

Histories of Our Ancestors

Mankind has been around for thousands of years, or maybe even longer. What do we know of those years? Some histories were burnt with fire, some washed away, and...

Histories of Our Ancestors