Dr. Neurosurgeon Bekir Tuğcu is 47 years old photographer. His journey in photography started in IFSAK (Association of Amateurs of Photography and Cinema) in 1990. His choosing documentary photography has an aim to present the determinaton of the real life. His photographs represent baring the connection between human, environment and nature. Tugcu’s shots aim to explain the real story of life.
He has participated a lot of collective national and international exhibitions. Charcoal Workers, Mardin, Mannequins, Forever and his collective project with Tugba Kiralli “Tersane-i Amire” were exhibited several times and published in prestigious photography magazines.
Tugcu gained the cup of Sami Guner personally in 2011 and his collective projects with Tugba Kiralli “Istanbul Symphony Orchestra brought him the first prize of the same cup in 2012 again. His photographs were rewarded several times in the competitions of FIAP (Fédération de Internationale deI’Art Photographique ), PSA and UPI. FIAP entitled him to AFIAP (Artiste FIAP) in 2012.He still gives lectures in “Basic Photography” to the young photographers at IFSAK organization.