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 century opulence, its underground stables that could accommodate 500 horses, its lovely pool, and its jewellers, knifemakers and bootmakers, was built in 1573 A.D. Hasan Pasha Han in today very nice a touristic resting place.

Oriental Room from Diyarbakir, by Mehmet Masum

Nikon D200 | Exposure 1/3000sec @ f4.0 | Focal lenght 10mm | ISO 100
Oriental Room from Diyarbakir, by Mehmet Masum

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | December 22
Photo of the Day Award Category: Architectural Photography
Photograph Location: Diyarbakir | Turkey

Photographer: Mehmet Masum Suer (Diyarbakir, Turkey) Registered
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.

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

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